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Iowa Association of Community Providers - 2014 Legislative Priorities

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The Iowa Association of Community Providers promotes quality services for children and adults with disabilities living in their communities. Their priorities for 2014 include:

• Fully fund Brain Injury waiver.
• Reinvest system efficiency savings back into client services.
• Remove “clawback” language requiring payback of regional MHDS savings.
• Implement regional MH/DS service system.
• Fund regional transition planning and implementation.
• Refine definition of “Core Services” to promote, not limit, services.
• Implement and fund Office of Substitute Decision Maker.
• Reduce redundant cost reporting and duplicative oversight.
• Fully fund Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

Contact: Kelsey Clark, Public Policy Analyst - kclark@iowaproviders.org - 515-­‐270-­‐9495 - www.iowaproviders.org