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05.21.15   Don't Miss the Remaining Live DDD System Reform Webinars!

There are still two dates available for each of the DDD System Reform live webinars. To register, click on the title of the webinar you wish to attend, below. There are four different dates available for each of the two webinars.

When registering, please be sure to select the date you wish to attend from the dropdown menu/box at the top of the webinar registration page.

 DDD’s System Reform: Understanding What It Means for Someone Entering DDD Services

Target Audience: 
Students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and school personnel

Dates and Times Available:
• Friday, June 5, 2015 – 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
• Monday, July 13, 2015 – 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

(B) DDD’s System Reform: Understanding What It Means for Someone Who Is Currently Receiving DDD Services

Target Audience:
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have already been receiving DDD-funded services, their families, and service providers

Dates and Times Available:
• Wednesday, June 17, 2015 – 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
• Saturday, August 15, 2015 – 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

05.18.15   2015 Graduates Timeline

The 2015 Graduates Aging Out of the School System Timeline provides an overview for young adults who will exhaust their educational entitlement by turning 21 years of age within the 2014-15 school year, and who wish to pursue Division-funded services.

05.07.15   New Fee-for-Service Rate Schedule Released

Following a comprehensive rate-setting process and follow-up input from all stakeholder groups, we are pleased to release the new Fee-for-Service Rate Schedule: Quick Reference Guide.

04.17.15   Statewide HCBS Transition Plan Submitted to CMS

New Jersey submitted its Statewide Transition Plan to come in to compliance with the Home and Community Based Services "final rule" issued by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

04.10.15   Division to Assess / Re-Assess all Individuals Served

To ensure that the Division has the most up-to-date and accurate information for individuals served, everyone who is currently eligible for Division-funded services (except for those individuals assessed since November 1, 2014) will be assessed/re-assessed through the NJ Comprehensive Assessment Tool (NJ CAT). The assessment/re-assessment process will begin in April, 2015 and occur in phases over the next several months.

To assist individuals, families and providers in better understanding the NJ CAT assessment, the Division has released a pre-recorded webinar, Completing the NJ CAT.

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