Fact Sheet on Disability Cuts and Other Program Changes

2009 – 2013 

The Regional Center of Orange County maintains this report to monitor program and service reductions made over the past several years by the Legislature through the budget process.

Source

Description

W&I Code Section

Status

CMS Financial Management Services/Participant-Directed Services 2011 (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 6 pages, Pub #F060.01)              √
AB104 Annual Family Program Fee (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 5 pages, Pub #F049.01) 4785

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AB104 Special Education Instead of Adult Services for Consumers Between the Ages of 18-22 (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 6 pages, Pub #F050.01) 4648.55

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AB104 Transportation Services (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 4 pages, Pub #F051.01) Transportation Access Plans 4646.5

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AB104 Supported Living Services (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 4 pages, Pub #F052.01) 4689

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AB104 Maximizing Resources for Behavioral Services (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 3 pages, Pub #F053.01) Paraprofessionals for behavior intervention services 4686.3

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AB104 Use of Generic Services and Private Insurance and the Requirement to Provide Copies of Health Benefits Cards (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 4 pages, Pub #F054.01) at time of IFSP/IPP and the annual review 4643 4646.4  Govt Code 95020

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AB104 Tailored Day Service and Vouchered Community-Based Training Service (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 5 pages, Pub #F055.01) 4688.21

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AB104 Mixed Payment Rates in Residential Facilities with Alternative Residential Model (ARM) Rates (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 3 pages, Pub #F056.01) 4681.7

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AB104 Early Start – Transfer of the Prevention Program (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 5 pages, Pub #F057.01) Establish the At-Risk Baby Program at FRCs 4435   4435.1

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AB104 Administrative Changes to the Lanterman Act (pdf) (rtf) (2011, 5 pages, Pub #F058.01) ES Providers to bill electronically.  Vendors to bill RCs electronically. Govt Code 95020.5  4641.5  

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AB104 Alternative Customized Program Option (2009, 3 pages, Pub #F014.01) 4690.6

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AB104 Behavioral Intervention Services and Early Start Consumers (2009, 4 pages, Pub #F015.01) Attendance form for behavior services to be signed by parent 4686.31

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SB74 Development of Best Practices 4620.3

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SB74 Proof that composition of RC board complies 4622.5

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SB74 Board approval of contracts over $250,000 4625.5

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SB74 RC Conflict of Interest Policies 4626 In Progress
SB74 Submission of RC Conflict of Interest Policies to DDS 4626.5

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SB74 Conflict of Interest Policy regulations – DDS 4627

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SB74 RC Transparency & Access to Public Information 4629.5

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SB74 15% Administrative Costs cap – RCs and negotiated rate Providers 4629.7

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SB74 RC Independent Audits by CPA 4639

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SB74 RC Staffing – Continuation of no limit on non-HCBS waiver caseloads (4.25% Payment Reduction) 4640.6

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SB74 Providers – Medicaid Reporting Requirements 4648.12

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SB74 Reporting by DSS & DPH to DDS – Administrative Actions – Licensed homes and programs 4648.14

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SB74 Provider Audits – providers receiving more than $250,000/year 4652.5

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SB74 Third Party Liability 4659.10 4659.24

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SB74 Day programs to bill for half days when appropriate 4690.6

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SB74 Continuation of Provider workload relief (4.25% Payment Reduction) 4791

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SB74 Continuation of 4.25% Payment reduction SBX3-6

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ABX3 45 Early Start (2009, 4 pages, Pub #F016.01) 4435 Govt Code 95004 95014 95020

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ABX3 45 Expanded Scope of Duties for In-Home Respite Workers Performing Incidental Medical Services (2009, 3 pages, Pub #F017.01) 4686

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ABX3 45 Experimental Treatments, Therapeutic Services or Non-Clinically Proven (2009, 3 pages, Pub #F018.01) 4648(a)(15)

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ABX3 45 In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) (2009, 3 pages, Pub #F021.01) 4689.05

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ABX3 45 Least Costly Provider (2009, 3 pages, Pub #F022.01) 4648(a)(6)(D)

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ABX3 45 Prohibition on large facilities (16 beds and greater) 4648(a)(9)(B) In Progress
ABX3 45 Maximizing Federal Financial Participation (2009, 2 pages, Pub #F023.01) 4688.3

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ABX3 45 Parental Fees (2009, 2 pages, Pub #F024.01) 4677(a)  4784

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ABX3 45 Quality Assurance Systems (2009, 2 pages, Pub #F025.01) 4571  4648.1(i)

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ABX3 45 Respite (2009, 4 pages, Pub #F027.01) 4686.5(a)

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ABX3 45 Supported Living Services (2009, 4 pages, Pub #F028.01) Shared services and independent assessments 4689

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ABX3 45 Suspension of Services and Supports and the Individual Choice Budget (2009, 4 pages, Pub #F029.01) 4648.5  4648.6

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ABX3 45 Uniform Holiday Schedule (2009, 1 page, Pub #F031.01) 4692

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ABX3 45 Alternative Senior Program (2009, 3 pages, Pub #F033.01) 4688.2

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ABX3 45 Regional Center Statement of Services and Supports (2009, 2 pages, Pub #F034.01) 4648(h)

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AB 1472 Using health plans for Early Start services will not affect participation in the health plan Govt Code 95004             √      
AB 1472 Intermediate Care Facilities with delayed egress and secured perimeters Health and Safety Code 1267.75 Under Development
AB 1472 Community Care Facilities with delayed egress and secured perimeters Health and Safety Code 1531.1 Health and Safety Code 1531.15 Under Development
AB 1472 State Developmental Center and out-of-state placements, comprehensive assessments, and specialty resources 4418.25

4418.7

In Process
AB 1472 Judicial commitments 4507

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AB 1472 Out-of-state placements and requirement for transition plan by regional centers 4519 In Process
AB 1472 POS data by age, race or ethnicity, primary language, and disability 4519.5 Alta RC Pilot
AB 1472 Regional center caseload ratios 4640.6

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AB 1472 Use of telecommunications technology in mental health rehab facilities 4648 In Process
AB 1472 Expansion of use of ARFPSHNs 4684.53 4684.65 In Process
AB 1472 Community placement of developmental center residents 4684.74 In Progress
AB 1472 Supported Living standardized assessment tool, delete requirement for independent assessments 4689 In Process
AB 1472 Workload relief extension for providers 4791             √      
AB 1472 Stakeholder process for $50 million trigger reduction 4792.1 On Hold
AB 1472 Prohibition of developmental center admissions 6000

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AB 1472 Developmental center admissions and commitments 6500 6501 6502  6504 6504.5  6506 6507  6508  6509  6510.5  6511  6512 7502.5 7505 7507

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AB 1472 Payment reduction of 1.25%, from 7/1/12 to 6/30/13 AB 1472

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AB 89 Provide info about services available in community during IPP for DC residents.

4418.25

AB 89 Delete 2-year limit on contracting state employees in closure of Lanterman DC.

4474.2

AB 89 RCs to inform DDS of stakeholder meetings scheduled to discuss POS data and DDS to post meeting schedule on their website.

4519.5

AB 89 DDS and RCs to collaborate on how to post data on their websites regarding RC payments for copayments and coinsurance.

4519.6

AB 89 Additional restrictions on placements into IMDs.

4648

AB 89 Additional restrictions on placements into IMDs.

4648.01

AB 89 RCs may pay insurance copayments and coinsurance under certain circumstances.

4659.1

AB 89 Deletes the June 30, 2013 sunset provision for the AFPF.

4785

AB 89 New requirements for writs of habeas corpus.

4801

AB 89 Statement of client’s rights for clients seeking release from a DC.

4806

AB 89 Changes regarding commitment of clients deemed to be a danger to self or others.

6500

AB 89 Changes regarding commitment of clients deemed to be a danger to self or others.

6509

AB 89 Lanterman DC shall close by December 31, 2014.

4418.25

AB 89 Master plan for future of DCs to Legislature by 11/15/13.