Pursuant to the authority of M.G.L. chapters 19B, §§ I and 14 and 123B, § 2 and in accordance with G.L. c. 30A, the Department will hold public hearings and accept public comments pertaining to any proposed amendments to its regulations.
115 CMR 14.00 implements G.L. c.19B, §19 (“Real Lives Bill,” Chapter 255 of the Acts of 2014) and DDS’ self-directed programs, which offer eligible individuals an alternative to traditional services operated, certified, licensed, or contracted for or otherwise funded by the Department. Self-directed programs promote independence in service planning while providing equitable access to the Department’s resources for individuals receiving services from the Department.
A Webex virtual public hearing will be held on November 21, 2022 from 1pm - 4pm.
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