This rule applies from July 1, 2021 through June 30,
(1) The purpose of this rule is
to set out the policies that apply to the expansion of Oregon Project
Independence services to adults with physical disabilities. The pilot allows
the Department to study the potential to transition Oregon Project Independence
to a statewide, age neutral, program that assesses and serves seniors and
persons with physical disabilities based on their functional needs.
"Disability" means, for the purposes of
this rule, a physical, cognitive, or emotional impairment which, for an
individual, constitutes or results in a functional limitation in one or more of
the activities of daily living defined in OAR 411-015-0006
, or in one or more
of the instrumental activities of daily living defined in OAR
(3) "Adult" means,
for purposes of this rule, any person 19 to 59 years of age.
this pilot program, except as noted below:
Authorized Services and Allowable Costs. Authorized services may not be
available in all service areas. Authorized services for the pilot funds include
home care supportive services, service coordination, and other services,
including the following:
(B) Chore services.
(C) Assistive Technology.
(D) Personal care services.
(E) Adult day services.
(F) Registered nurse services.
(G) Home delivered meals.
(H) Services to support community caregivers
and strengthen the natural support system of individuals.
(I) Evidence-based health promotion
transportation options that allow individuals to live at home and access the
full range of community resources.
In order to qualify for authorized
services under this pilot, an individual must:
(i) Be an adult with a disability;
(ii) Be a resident of a designated pilot area
and seek services at that location;
(iii) Not be receiving Medicaid;
(iv) Meet the requirements of
the long-term care services priority rules in OAR chapter 411, division
(B) The Area
Agencies on Aging must determine eligibility prior to an individual receiving
Or. Admin. R.
19-2014(Temp), f. 6-26-14, cert. ef. 7-1-14 thru 12-28-14;
38-2014, f. 12-16-14, cert. ef.
12/28/2014; APD 11-2015(Temp), f. 6-24-15,
cert. ef. 7-1-15 thru 12-27-15;
21-2015, f. 12-1-15, cert. ef.
26-2017, amend filed 11/16/2017, effective
12/15/2017; APD 31-2019, temporary
amend filed 08/30/2019, effective 08/30/2019 through 02/24/2020;
32-2019, temporary amend filed 09/03/2019, effective
9/3/2019 through 2/24/2020;
48-2019, amend filed 11/13/2019, effective
35-2021, temporary amend filed 09/17/2021, effective
9-2022, amend filed 03/10/2022, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS
& 410.410 - 410.480