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Oregon Community Choices Program Brochure
Community living alternatives for people in an institutional setting.
Money Follows the Person: Expanding Options for Long-Term Care
Many Americans who need long-term care services and supports would prefer to receive them in home- and community-based settings rather than in institutions. Often, decisions relating to the provision of long-term care services are dictated by what is reimbursable under federal and state Medicaid policy rather than by what an individual needs.
OIG Report - November 2013
Oregon generally claimed federal Medicaid reimbursement for Money Follows the Person program expenditures in compliance with Federal and State requirements. However, the State agency’s internal controls over claiming these expenditures should be strengthened.
On the Move Program Review Summary - September 2013
Investigation to review OTM payment process and the alleged lack of following state and federal policies and regulations to remit payments to vendors and providers.
2013 Operational Protocol
Oregon’s Money Follows the Person project – “On the Move in Oregon” – aims to reverse the increase in nursing facility utilization and to continue this state’s historic rebalancing efforts using Home and Community-Based services.
2013 Operational Protocol Approval Letter
Letter approving amendment reinstituting Oregon's Money Follows the Person program (now named Oregon Community Choices Program) and resumes transition activities, through a phase-in approach, for eligible participants beginning January 2014.
Aging and People with Disabilities
Services and programs for seniors and people with physical disabilities to assist older Oregonians to achieve well-being through opportunities for community living, employment and services that promote choice, independence and dignity.
Developmental Disabilities Services
ODDS strives to support choices of individuals with disabilities and their families within communities by promoting and providing services that are person-centered and directed, flexible, community inclusive, and supportive of the discovery and development of each individual's unique gifts, talents and abilities.
Addictions and Mental Health Services
The Addictions and Mental Health division (AMH) of the Oregon Health Authority provides Oregonians access to mental health and addiction services and supports meeting the needs of adults and children to live, be educated, work and participate in their communities and to help them achieve optimum physical, mental and social well being. This is done by working in partnership with individuals and their families, counties, other state agencies, providers, advocates and communities.
Aging and Disability Resource Connection
A directory providing quick and easy access to community resources for Oregon families, care-givers and consumers seeking information about long-term supports and services.
Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration Grant
The Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration Grant helps states rebalance their Medicaid long-term care systems. Over 31,000 people with chronic conditions and disabilities have transitioned from institutions back into the community through MFP programs as of December 2012.
The State Independent Living Council (SILC)
The State Independent Living Council (SILC) is a federally mandated, Governor appointed body, designed to ensure that people with disabilities have a major role in designing Oregon's Independent Living program services.

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