Kansas Employment First Initiative Act Annual Report


“KDADS provided information about provisions in its contract with Community Developmental Disability Organizations (CDDOs) where persons on the waiting list for HCBS Developmental Disability (DD) Waiver services who are ‘referred to RS (Rehabilitation Services) for employment services and successfully closed from Vocational Rehabilitation Services as competitively employed, will have access to HCBS Developmental Disability (DD) Supported Employment waiver funding needed to successfully maintain their employment.’ This modification to the CDDO contract allows individuals on the DD waiver waiting list who are employed in competitive, integrated employment to receive long term supports to maintain employment, which is funded by the waiver. “

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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