DRO submits testimony on service provider pay rates and system capacity

May 1, 2017 / budget

Disability Rights Ohio Executive Director Michael Kirkman submitted testimony Friday on the provision of Substitute House Bill 49 removing money for increased pay for direct service providers of waiver services. The letter focuses on the obligation of state leaders to provide adequate pay rates to ensure system capacity, as required by federal Medicaid law, and on the need for training and development of best practices for direct service providers.

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