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HUD Proposes to adjust OCAF Based on Higher Inflation and Insurance Costs
On November 17, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry
After advocacy from LeadingAge and others, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has proposed a change in the calculation of Operating Cost Adjustment Factors (OCAFs) to account for high inflation and sharp increases in property insurance costs.
For Provider Members
On October 19, 2022 by Libbie Chapuran
DHS Releases Application for 2023 Elderly Waiver Customized Living Disproportionate Share Program
On August 4, 2022 by Jeff Bostic
DHS recently released the application form for the Elderly Waiver Customized Living (EWCL) Disproportionate Share Program for 2023. 2022 is the second year of the program, which provides a floor rate of $119 per resident day for their EWCL clients in 2023. The Legislature made some changes to the program that start this year, including:
CDC Call Will Provide COVID Updates for Independent Living, Adult Day
On April 14, 2021 by Jonathan Lips
The CDC will host a call on Monday, April 19, 11 a.m. CT for LeadingAge and Argentum members to provide information and perspective on COVID-19 for independent living settings. The call will also include an update from CDC on guidance for adult day services.