The Public Comment period will be open for 30 days to allow all HCBS consumers and providers an opportunity to provide input to the Transition Plan. The Statewide HCBS Compliance Transition Plan will include results of the provider self-assessment and plans to address residential settings based on the guidance provided by CMS on March 20, 2014.
Comments and Public Input on a Transition Plan can be submitted to KDADS during the comment period the following ways:
- In Person: HCBS Setting Final Rule Public Comment Sessions in June and as scheduled (click here for dates and locations)
- By Phone: 785-296-4986 or during provider or consumer calls (visit www.kdads.ks.gov for call times)
- By Email: HCBS-KS@kdads.ks.gov
- By Mail: KDADS, Attn: HCBS Programs, 503 S. Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66603.
- By Fax: 785-296-0256
Pending CMS guidance for day settings, the State will revise the Transition Plan to include additional guidance from CMS regarding application of the Final Rule to those settings.
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services would like your comments on this Transition Plan before it is submitted to CMS.
Click here to view the HCBS Final Rule Kansas Transition Plan.