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BinaxNOW Rapid Tests Available

BinaxNOW test kits may be distributed directly to ICFs/Providers. These tests are provided to DODD by the Ohio Department of Health for redistribution and are available while supplies last. Read More ›

Fall Prevention

Direct support professionals (DSPs) are uniquely positioned to actively assess a person with disabilities’ risks for falling and to support them to get assistance and teach them prevention strategies. Falls were the second leading cause of accidental deaths for Ohioans with developmental disabilities in 2020. Read this alert about preventing falls. Read More ›

Summit DD COVID Response Team Update and Upcoming Provider Meeting

As a result of a rise in positive COVID-19 cases and exposure situations, Summit DD is restarting its COVID Response Team. Effective September 1st if a person served and/or staff tests positive for COVID-19 or is exposed, please notify Summit DD one of two ways:  Read More ›

Adult Day Support (ADS) and Vocational Habilitation (VH) Payments

In DODD’s newest update, they shared that they will resume using ADS and VH rates that are associated with acuity group assignments effective September 1, 2021. This change will not affect the rates or billing codes for STEP services. Please see detailed DODD guidance below. Read More ›

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