Our system, both here in Ohio and nationally, is experiencing change. The expectations of and for individuals with developmental disabilities rightfully is increasing, and individuals want to more fully participate in their communities. Also, outside forces are causing us to look at how services are offered, including new federal regulations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Our system must evolve to respond to these needs, and that leads to a significant amount of change.
A new tool has been developed to help you better understand these changes. Direct Line is a series of updates that will offer an overview on a specific topic, and connect you with more information. Some will focus on a high-level topic, and others will go into details on a specific component of a change. Click here to read the articles.