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Progress Report: Developmental Disabilities Program Takes Steps to Improve Medicaid Waiver Systems and Controls, Report No. 02-18, March 2002
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  • Changes allow consumers and their families to review new policy initiatives and participate in new quality assurance efforts.
  • A private contractor is providing additional monitoring of community providers.
  • The program reviewed cost plans for high-cost clients and proposes to cap community-based services at current ICF/DD levels ($75,925) as a means of ensuring cost-effective service decisions.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 99-31 Performance Review: The Home- and Community-Based Services Waiver Systems, Controls Should Be Improved, published in February 2000.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Developmental Disabilities

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 03-48 Progress Report: Developmental Disabilities Program Takes Action on Some Recommendations; Still Needs to Address Service Issues to Better Meet Its Client Needs, published in September 2003.
  • Report No. 02-09 Program Review: Legislative Options to Control Rising Developmental Disabilities Costs, published in February 2002.
  • Report No. 00-17 Justification Review: Developmental Disabilities Program Florida Department of Children and Families, published in November 2000.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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