Parents Planning Programs (PPP)
for the Developmentally Disabled of Florida, inc.
   
  

RESIDENTIAL OPTIONS

Choice vs. Government Policy

Updates 2011-2012

 

Background to Critical Issues Concerning Residential Options

Embracing the Problem – Choice vs. Government Policy of Integration

PPP's posted response to CMS 2337 re: "Inclusion and Community"

Correspondence between PPP and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) / Department of Justice (DOJ) / Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

2012 June 26 Commentary to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Proposal CMS-2249-P2

2012 May 29 Commentary to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) concerning FDDC's policies that adversely impact people with developmental and intellectual disabilities

2012 February 15 Letter to Inspector General concerning closure of ICFs

2012 February 24 Letter to Acting Inspector General Cynthia A. Schneder concerning the DOJ response to PPP

Correspondence between President Obama and PPP on Key Issues 2011-12

2011 May 16 Letter from PPP to President Obama concerning Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

2011 July 27 Response from President Obama to PPP

2012 January 24 Letter or rebuttal from PPP to President Obama concerning the concept of Independent Living

Integration or Discrimination?

Integration Cartoon by Ray Russotto

PPP's Rebuttal to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Proposal 2296-P

Letters of Support Concerning Choice of Residential Options under the Home and Community Based Waiver (HCBW)

Letter from Arlene Lakin, Esq. to President Obama

Letter from PPP Board Member to CMS

Letters from Families to the federal Administration for Developmental Disabilities (ADD) Forum

Letters from Families to CMS regarding residential choice

ADD Recognizes Illegal Lobbying Tactics

Letter to Sharon Lewis from PPP regarding Lobbying by Nila Benito

Response letter to Nila Benito from Sharon Lewis

Federal Lobbying Restrictions via ADD-PI-01-1

"Inclusion??"

Letter from PPP to member of Family Care Council clarifying remarks on inclusion

PPP's posted response to CMS 2337 re: "Inclusion and Community"

Proposed definition of "Hot Button" words

Contact Information 2011-2012

White House Key Administrative Posts

CMS Contact Information

LINK TO LEGISLATIVE ISSUES FOR 2007-2010