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Public Comment Period - Heightened Scrutiny Packages
Ohio has posted for public comment a summary of the state’s observations for 3 assisted living settings which will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a heightened scrutiny review. The period for public comment will run from September 15, 2020, to October 15, 2020.

The heightened scrutiny process and public comment period are requirements under the January 16, 2014, CMS Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Setting Final Rule (CMS 2249-F/2296-F) and OAC 173-39-03.1, which sets forth the actions Ohio will take to operate all applicable HCBS programs in compliance with the final rule. States are required to give notice and to provide a 30-day public comment period.

   Heightened Scrutiny Packages for Assisted Living and MyCare Waivers

Strategic Area Plan 2019-2022
COAAA is pleased to share our approved 2019-2022 Strategic Area Plan, which describes emerging and priority issues as well as goals, objectives, and strategies for the next four years. Full details can be found in the plan narrative and goal documents. which can be found in the About Us section.

Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program (HEAP)
Assistance to help pay home energy bills is available to income eligible Ohioans through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).  
The HEAP Summer Crisis Program from the Ohio Development Services Agency helps income-eligible Ohioans maintain utility service.  The program runs through September 30. 

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