Developmental Programs Public Notices

Effective July 1, 2009 the Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Developmental programs (ODP) implemented a Prospective Payment System (PPS) rate-setting methodology for the services provided and funded through the Consolidated and Person/Family Directed Support (P/FDS) Waivers (Waivers) and through base funding in specific situations, including supports coordination, provided under the waivers and for Targeted Service Management (TSM) provided to persons with mental retardation who are eligible for Medical Assistance (MA) but not eligible to participate in the waivers.

Public Notice: Base Program

This notice announced the Department of Human Services’s (Department’s) established fees, effective July 1, 2009, for base-funded services managed through county programs for individuals with mental retardation under the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966, 50 P.S. §§ 4104- 4704 and 55 Pa.Code Chapter 4300 (relating to county mental health and mental retardation fiscal manual).

*NOTE: This public notice was issued in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, June 27, 2009. Some of the addresses and/or telephone numbers may have changed. Please use the following link for updated regional ODP contact information.

For Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-2011 (10-11, the following public notices were published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin to announce and clarify these changes.

Public Notice: FY 2010-2011 Proposed Rate Setting Methodology

This notice announces that the Department's Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-2011 (10-11) rate-setting methodology utilized to develop proposed payment rates in the statewide Prospective Payment System (PPS), excluding payment rates for the select waiver services added to the Medical Assistance (MA) program fee schedule.

Public Notice: FY 2010-2011 Finalized Rate Setting Methodology

This notice announces the rate-setting methodology used in the Prospective Payment System (PPS) to develop the FY 2010-2011 finalized payment rates for community-based services, including supports coordination, funded through the waivers and for Targeted Service Management (TSM) not funded by the waivers.

Public Notice: FY 2010-2011 Proposed Fee Schedule

This notice announces the Department’s addition of proposed payment rates for select services provided in the waivers to the Medical Assistance (MA) program fee schedule, effective July 1, 2010. These MA program fee schedule payment rates also serve as the Department’s established fees under 55 Pa.Code § 4300.115(a)(relating to Department established fees) for base-funded services managed through county programs for individuals with mental retardation under the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966, 50 P.S. §§ 4104- 4704, and 55 Pa.Code Chapter 4300 (relating to county mental health and mental retardation fiscal manual).

Public Notice: FY 2010-2011 Finalized Fee Schedule Rates

This notice announces the Department's finalized payment rates for select services provided in the waivers to the Medical Assistance (MA) program fee schedule effective July 1, 21010.  These fee schedule final payment rates also serve as the Department's established fees under 55 Pa.Code § 4300.115(a)(relating to Department established fees) for base-funded services managed through county programs for individuals with mental retardation under the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966, 50 P.S. §§ 4104- 4704, and 55 Pa.Code Chapter 4300 (relating to county mental health and mental retardation fiscal manual).