Hi everyone

Just a reminder that this call is scheduled for April 20th at 3:00pm ET.  We will be recording the call as well

This will be the agenda for the call:


*  Brief refresher on the basics of the HCBS Settings Rule

*  Update on statewide transition plan approval process and status

*  Areas of uncertainty and likely future guidance

*  Advocacy strategies 

*  Questions and Discussion



And the call in/webinar information is:

Conference Number(s):  800-832-0736
Participant Code: 4880400
To join the meeting:



thanks so much



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Subject: SAVE THE DATE: NACDD Member Services Committee Webinar-- HCBS Settings Rule with Alison Barkoff



The NACDD Member Services Committee will be hosting a webinar on April 20, 2017 at 3:00pm ET on the status of the HCBS Settings Rule. Alison Barkoff, Director of Advocacy of the Center for Public Representation, will present an update for the Councils on Developmental Disabilities about the HCBS Settings Rule sharing the latest information on the status of state implementation the HCBS Settings rules and recent guidance from CMS related to the Rules.   She will facilitate a discussion about strategies DD Councils are using to impact statewide transition plans and how other federal policies, including potential Medicaid reforms, could impact implementation. 


Please save this date and come ready to listen, learn and ask questions from an expert!



Val Bishop, Chair, Member Services Committee