Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Guidance Document Information
Title 2021 Person-Centered ISP Guidance
Document ID DD 01
Summary In response to the need for quality Person-Centered Individual Support Plans (PC ISPs) that meet all regulatory requirements and expectations, DBHDS is issuing this guidance for writing and reviewing PC ISPs. The methods and practices described here are expected to lead to more success with person-centered planning. This paper details changes in thinking and writing to improve outcomes for people with DD Waivers in Virginia. Questions may be directed to: Eric Williams,, or (804) 786-3921.
Effective Date 6/7/2021
pdf View document text     Posted On 7/15/2022                 Document on Town Hall
Explanation or Citations Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Home and Community Services (HCBS) Settings Regulations (CMS 2249-F/2296-F); the US Department of Justice's Settlement Agreement with Virginia (United States of America v. Commonwealth of Virginia, Civil Action No. 3:12cv059-JAG); and DBHDS licensing (12VAC35-105-665) and DMAS developmental disability (12VAC30-120-515 E) waiver regulations.

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Public Comment Forums / Change History
Proposed Change Register Date Status
DBHDS identified needed updates to the current 2018 Person Centered ISP (DD1) guidance document . The updates are intended to align with current ISP formatting and use. Primary changes relate to existing expectations for how key steps are documented in the ISP. Updates to dates and resource links ar.... 7/5/2021 Forum ended on 8/4/2021 with 1 Comment.

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