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February 16, 2023

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Announce Post Award Forum for PA’s 1115 Demonstration for Former Foster Care Youth and Substance Use Disorder

Opportunity to provide comments on progress

February 14, 2023

Medical Assistance (MA) and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Pandemic Continuous Coverage to End on 4/1/23

Important resources to pass along to anyone that may be affected

December 15, 2022

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Licensing Administration announces accepting Electronic Payments

12/15/2022 Licensing Administration is pleased to announce that they can now accept electronic payments.  You will have the ability to make your payments for your renewal application, Certificate of Compliance/license ...

November 3, 2022

Current Status of Suspended Regulations Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Update as of 11/1/2022

October 5, 2022

Civil Rights Compliance (CRC) Submission Clarification for Licensed Department of Human Services (DHS) Facilities

On August 22, 2022 a message was sent to DHS licensed facilities regarding changes in how to provide information related to civil rights compliance. That communication is below for reference. Since that time, several questions have been received and further clarification was needed.

August 22, 2022

PA Department of Human Services – Office of Children Youth and Families (DHS-OCYF) Starts Trauma Informed Assessment with Children and Youth County Agencies & Foster Care and Adoption Providers

State Wide Trauma Informed Process Continues

August 15, 2022

Civil Rights Compliance Communication – Important Notice

Immediate Action Required for Regulatory Compliance When Submitting to Any DHS Office for a New License or Renewal of an Existing License

August 1, 2022

Department of Human Services (DHS) HealthChoices Managed Care Organization (MCO) Physical Health Plan Selection

Medical Assistance Physical Health MCO plan needs to be selected by 9/1/2022

July 18, 2022

Department of Human Services (DHS) Joint Announcement: Bulletin OMHSAS-22-04 Re: Referring Children to County Intellectual Disability and Autism (ID/A) Programs – Training Video Included

DHS Joint Bulletin regarding referral of youth to County ID/A programs

May 20, 2022

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training Initiative – Funding Available

Federal Funding available for CIT training