Or. Admin. R. 411-032-0050 - Pilot for Adults with Disabilities

This rule applies from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.

(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.
(2) "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 411-015-0007.
(3) "Adult" means, for purposes of this rule, any person 19 to 59 years of age.
(4) OAR 411-032-0000 to 411-032-0044 apply to this pilot program, except as noted below:
(a) 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:
(A) Home care.
(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 services.
(J) Options counseling.
(K) Assisted transportation options that allow individuals to live at home and access the full range of community resources.
(b) Eligibility.
(A) 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; and
(iv) Meet the requirements of the long-term care services priority rules in OAR chapter 411, division 015.
(B) The Area Agencies on Aging must determine eligibility prior to an individual receiving authorized services.


Or. Admin. R. 411-032-0050
APD 19-2014(Temp), f. 6-26-14, cert. ef. 7-1-14 thru 12-28-14; APD 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; APD 21-2015, f. 12-1-15, cert. ef. 12/27/2015; APD 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; APD 32-2019, temporary amend filed 09/03/2019, effective 9/3/2019 through 2/24/2020; APD 48-2019, amend filed 11/13/2019, effective 12/1/2019; APD 35-2021, temporary amend filed 09/17/2021, effective 9/17/2021through 3/15/2022; APD 9-2022, amend filed 03/10/2022, effective 3/11/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050, 410.070 & 410.435

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.010 & 410.410 - 410.480

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