July 2015 – Public Meetings for HCB Settings Characteristics Review Tools

The public meetings will give stakeholders a general overview of the federal rule and introduce the draft HCB Characteristics Review Tool–Residential Settings and the HCB Characteristics Review Tool–Non-Residential Settings for public input. When finalized, providers will be able to use these tools to self-assess their settings in order to be compliant with the HCB Settings Rule.

The meetings held 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. will be open to all stakeholders and dedicated to the Long-term Care (LTC) Waiver, Project AIDS Care (PAC) Waiver, and Traumatic Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury (TBI/SCI) Waiver. The meetings held 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. will be open to all stakeholders and dedicated to the Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting (iBudget) Waiver. The dates, times and locations of the public meetings are provided under the Schedule of Public Meetings heading. The draft HCB Settings Characteristics Review Tool documents are available for review below.

Draft Tools

Draft Tool Instructions

Draft HCB Characteristics Review Tools for iBudget Waiver

Draft HCB Characteristics Review Tools for LTC, PAC, and TBI/SCI Waivers

Draft Probing Questions

Schedule of Public Meetings

Location Date Time Meeting Materials
Tallahassee

Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive
Building 3, Conference Room A
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Conference Line: 1-877-809-7263
Participant Code: 884 399 49#
July 24, 2015 8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.
LTC, PAC, and TBI/SCI Waivers
Agenda [154KB PDF]
1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
iBudget Waiver
Agenda [1.60MB PDF]
Presentations Draft HCBS Residential Tools [1.8 MB PDF]
Draft HCBS Non-Residential Tools [1.60MB PDF]
Tampa

Agency for Health Care Administration
6800 North Dale Mabry Highway
Suite 220, Main Training Room
Tampa, FL 33614

Conference Line: 1-877-299-4502
Participant Code: 813 617 66#
July 28, 2015 8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.
LTC, PAC, and TBI/SCI Waivers
Agenda [154KB PDF]
1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
iBudget Waiver
Agenda
Presentations Draft HCBS Residential Tools [1.8 MB PDF]
Draft HCBS Non-Residential Tools [441KB PDF]
Miami

Agency for Health Care Administration
8333 NW 53rd Street
Suite 200
Doral, FL 33166

Conference Line: 1-877-299-4502
Participant Code: 768 308 87#
July 30, 2015 8:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.
LTC, PAC, and TBI/SCI Waivers

Agenda [154KB PDF]

1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
iBudget Waiver
Agenda [153KB PDF]
Presentations Draft HCBS Residential Tools [1.8 MB PDF]
Draft HCBS Non-Residential Tools [441KB PDF]

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the Agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting Elizabeth Stinson at (850) 412-4038 or by email at Elizabeth.Stinson@ahca.myflorida.com.

If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TTY) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice).

Stakeholders unable to attend the public meetings may provide feedback by postal service or email. Please follow the directions outlined below when providing suggestions regarding the tools. Reference ‘HCB Characteristics Review Tool’ in the subject line.

Mail suggestions to:

HCB Characteristics Review Tool
Bureau of Medicaid Policy, Federal Authorities Section
Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive, MS #20
Tallahassee, Florida 32308

You may also e-mail your suggestions to FLMedicaidWaivers@ahca.myflorida.com