Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4519.8, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) was required to submit a rate study addressing the sustainability, quality, and transparency of community-based services for individuals with developmental disabilities to the Legislature by March 1, 2019. To assist with this effort, DDS contracted with health-policy consulting firm Burns & Associates, Inc. to conduct the rate study with DDS oversight. An overview of the rate study including project principles and tasks, as well as information on Burns & Associates, Inc., is available here.
The deadline to submit comments on the Rate Study was April 5, 2019. You can view the comments submitted by NLACRC, the Los Angeles Coalition of Service Providers, and other agencies by viewing the links below.