DDS has announced the providers whose concepts have been selected for funding for the 2018/19 HCBS Transition grants. This is the third consecutive year that $15 million has been appropriated to help programs come into compliance with the HCBS Final Rule. DDS has selected 187 of the 316 submitted concepts for initial approval.
Providers receiving initial approval for grant funding now have until June 30 to enter into contracts with their vendoring regional center. Regional centers must work with the providers selected for initial approval to develop a contract agreement for implementation.
The full DDS memo, with a breakdown of funding by regional center and a full list of providers receiving initial approval, can be found at the following link: DDS Memo