Administration Update: Executive Budget, Conflict of Interest Provision

Executive Budget Process June 16, the Senate Finance Committee released the Omnibus Amendment to the 2016-2017 Executive Budget. Several changes were made to provisions affecting D ODD. Those changes include: Rate Increase for Direct Care Staff: The language that would phase in the 6 percent rate increase for Homemaker Personal Care (HPC) was removed. New […]

DODD Portal, Applications Unavailable 5:00 p.m. June 25 through June 28

The DODD portal and all applications will be unavailable beginning at 5:00 p.m. June 25 through June 28 to allow for the implementation of the Level of Care (LOC) application. DODD is making enhancement to current applications, and introducing the new LOC application. To complete all implementation activities across DODD applications, the portal and all […]

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APSI Recognizes Advocacy Efforts June 10, Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc. (APSI) recognized David A. Zwyer and Rick Russo for their advocacy for people with developmental disabilities. Ron Kozlowski Advocacy Award David, associate director of the Ohio pooled trust program-Community Fund Management Foundation (CFMF), received the Ron Kozlowski Advocacy Award. This award is given annually […]

PostScripts

Training Customer Relationship Management/Individual Data System Training – Online Many of DODD’s online applications are being updated so they are easier to use, and are better integrated with other statewide systems such as Ohio Benefits, the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s new eligibility system. This includes the Individual Data System (IDS) application. As applications are updated, […]

Senate Finance Committee Releases Omnibus Amendment to Executive Budget

June 16, the Senate Finance Committee released the Omnibus Amendment to the 2016-2017 Executive Budget. Several changes were made to provisions affecting DODD. Those changes include: Rate Increase for Direct Care Staff The language that would phase in the 6 percent rate increase for Homemaker Personal Care (HPC) was removed. New language authorizes the Director […]