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May 19, 2023

“HB2214: Implications for Providers” Members-Only Session

On May 17, PCCYFS held a members-only session on House Bill 2214: Implications for Providers, in partnership with the Nonprofit Insurance Alliance, a critical partner in helping us advocate for ...

April 13, 2023

Family First Clearinghouse Update of Programs

The Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse, the federal clearinghouse that approves foster care prevention services, recently approved five new programs and rejected seven others. Services must be evidence-based and apply ...

March 3, 2023

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) New Fact Sheet on CMS Waivers, Flexibilities and the Transition Forward from the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)

PHE ending 5.11.23

February 24, 2023

PA DHS-Office of Children, Youth and Families Policy Clarification 3490-23-01

The Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF) has REVISED Policy Clarification #3490-22-01 that addresses questions surrounding unknown "perpetrators" (as defined by the Child Protective Services Law) and how new ...

February 22, 2023

Office of Developmental Programs: ODPANN 23-020: 55 Pa.Code Chapter 6400 Regulatory Compliance Guide (RCG) Update

Updated Chapter 6400 Regulatory Compliance Guide (RCG)

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

January 27, 2023

OCYF Announces Changes to Fatality/Near Fatality Process

On January 27, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Children, Youth & Families (OCYF) released the following announcement outlining changes to the Act 33 process, effective February 1: ...

January 9, 2023

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Office of Children, Youth, and Families Releases Special Transmittal

The Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) released the Special Transmittal related to Act 1 of 2022, also known as “Assisting Students Experiencing Education Instability”. This guidance provides information ...

December 7, 2022

Act 1 of 2022 – Assisting Students Experiencing Education Instability

Act 1 of 2022, Assisting Students Experiencing Education Instability, promotes timely high school graduation and facilitates equal access to academics and extracurricular activities and the removal of systemic barriers for ...

April 6, 2022

Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to limit damage awards to kids injured in the child welfare system

PCCYFS President/CEO Terry Clark quoted