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Utilization of Local Funds to Purchase, Repair, Rent or Lease Adaptive Equipment Procedure

Monday, October 15, 2012

The purpose of this procedure is to establish the standards and guidelines by which the Department on Disability Services (DDS), Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), will sanction providers whose performance related to the procurement, repair, or maintenance of adaptive equipment is deficient, or which poses a serious threat to the health, safety and well being of the person(s) receiving services from the agency.


This procedure applies to all DDA employees, contractors, providers and vendors that provide services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who receive services as part of the DDA Service Delivery System, funded by DDA and/or the Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF):

  1. Identification of Deficient Performance
  2. Time Frames for Action
  3. Sanctions
  4. Notification
  5. Provider Appeals of Sanctions
  6. Annual Report