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Amendment to OPWDD Comprehensive Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Approved

The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health (DOH), has received approval from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of Amendment 05 to the 1915 (c) OPWDD Comprehensive Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver. The effective date of Amendment 05 is July 1, 2019.

A copy of the approved Amendment 05 and the Response to Public Comment for Amendment 05 is available on the OPWDD website. Click on the link below:

http://opwdd.ny.gov/opwdd_services_supports/people_first_waiver/HCBS_waiver_services