Developmental Disabilities Provider and Partner Resources

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ODDS is committed to engaging with individuals, families, providers, and case management partners to gather feedback on policy and guidance proposals.

Policy and Guidance Feedback

ODDS is seeking feedback on the following proposed policies or worker guides. ODDS may include specific questions that will help guide our decision making however, we welcome all constructive feedback for improving our policies and guidance. ODDS will respond to comments and suggestions which will be posted with the final version of the policy or worker guide.

Comments or suggestions submitted anonymously may not be included in ODDS's responses to the proposal although the comment or suggestion will be reviewed and considered for improvement to the policy or guidance.

What happens to my feedback? 

When the proposal is finalized and published you can find ODDS responses to feedback along with the draft and final guidance on the Archive page

Policy/Worker Guide

Liability Notices from ONE

Summary: This IM is to inform CMEs about notices that the ONE system automatically sends out. The notices include potential financial “liabilities” that some people assume are amounts to be paid. This IM is meant to give CMEs the information they need to inform recipients of the notices about what the notice is.

Draft Transmittal: Service Liability and Fee Notices from ONE

ODDS Questions:
1. Is it clear what the liability amount in the notice is meant to convey?
2. Is there additional information about the notice that would help CMEs to inform individuals about what the notice means?
3. Are there additional questions you can anticipate coming from individuals that can be included in the FAQs?
4. How does this policy directly or indirectly impact priority populations including: federally recognized tribes; racial, ethnic, and culturally-based communities; women; individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+; people with disabilities; religious minorities; veterans; individuals with limited English proficiency; immigrants; or refugees?
5. What specific requirements and/or guidelines would you recommend to eliminate potential harm or disparities related to service equity?
6. Is the summary useful and include the key words that may be necessary to find the transmittal on the ODDS transmittals web page once posted? If not, what key words do you suggest?

Deadline: ODDS will be collecting feedback through December 9, 2021. Please send responses to this proposal to ODDS.Engagement@dhsoha.state.or.us with "Liability Notices from ONE" as the subject line.

Archive

Interested in ODDS responses to previous draft proposals? Visit our archive page for a copy of the proposed guidance, ODDS's responses, and the final document.

Stakeholder Groups Forming

ODDS frequently forms stakeholder groups to work and advise on policy topics. Visit this section to check for opportunities to participate.

ODDS may limit participation in stakeholder groups based on size of the group and role of participants. ODDS may reach out to stakeholders through other avenues to ensure broad and diverse perspectives are represented.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Information

Rules Advisory Committee
SB 710 - Restraints in Residential Settings Serving Children
(Oregon Administrative Rules 411-325; 411-346; 411-348)

ODDS is required to make revisions to the Child Foster Home, Host Home, and 24-Hour Residential Program settings rules to implement requirements from SB 710 (2021 Legislative Session). The following rules- chapter 411, division 346 (Child Foster Homes); chapter 411, division 348 (Host Homes); and chapter 411, division 325 (24-Hour Residential Program Settings), have temporary rules in place effective October 20, 2021 and November 1, 2021 to comply with timelines and provisions of SB 710. These rules need to be made permanent, which requires input from our stakeholders.

This rulemaking has impacts to children’s residential setting providers, case managers, and children and parents or guardians of children receiving services in these settings.

If you are interested and available on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, from 2-4 p.m., please consider signing up:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E044FA4AB28A3FB6-odds3

Services Coordinators/ODDS Residential Specialists: If you know anyone who may be interested in participating as a self-advocate or family member, please share and help them sign-up.

One representative per organization, please. Two delegates from each group will be invited. When more than two delegates sign up, the delegates will be randomly selected.

Membership will be established on December 8, 2021. Notifications of the virtual meeting and materials will be sent to RAC members prior to the meeting. If you need accommodations to participate in the meeting, please request accommodations by December 10, 2021.

Everyone has a right to know about and use ODDS programs and services. ODDS provides free help. Some examples of the free help ODDS can provide are sign language and spoken language interpreters, real-time captioning, written materials in other languages, braille, large print, audio, and other formats. If you need help or have questions, please email rose.k.herrera@dhsoha.state.or.us  or call ODDS at 503-945-5811. ODDS accepts calls from all forms of relay service.

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