To: Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) Service Coordinators, Home and Community-Based Providers, and Community HealthChoices Managed Care Organizations (MCOs)
RE: Employment First Survey
OLTL announces a new Employment F
irst survey. Under the Employment First policy, competitive integrated employment is the first consideration and preferred outcome of
publicly-funded education, training, employment and related services, and long-term supports and services for working-age Pennsylvanians with a disability. More information on the Employment First policy and definition of competitive integrated employment
can be found in
OLTL Bulletin 59-16-07, Employment and Employment Related Services.
This survey is designed to assist OLTL with identifying barriers for service coordination entities, direct care providers and MCOs when offering/providing employment services to participants in the home and community-based waivers. OLTL strongly encourages all service coordinators, direct service providers and MCO staff to complete the survey by October 9, 2018 . The survey can be accessed by going to:
Direct Service Providers: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/oltldsp
Service Coordination Entities: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/oltlsce
Managed Care Organization: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/oltlmco
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