Day Program Supplemental to be Decreased by Half

Published On: November 22nd, 2021Categories: Advocacy Papers, News

To ensure programs, services, and a community for people to return to after Covid, the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) continued to pay day programs the appropriated State share of Medicaid payments based on pre-pandemic service levels. But no one could predict the full impact of Covid. Between individuals nervous about going back to congregate day programs until the pandemic is over and the lack of available staff, returning to pre-Covid services is taking much longer and is far more complicated than imagined. Nevertheless, DDD has a fiduciary responsibility to remain within its budget.

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