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The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has shared ODPANN 24-044 and the accompanying instructions. The purpose of this announcement is to outline criteria and provide instructions for requesting a SIS-A 2nd Edition reassessment for individuals who receive residential services and whose 2023 SIS-A assessment resulted in a Needs Group (NG) decrease of two or more levels.

Please view the announcement and accompanying instructions for information and details.

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has shared ODPANN 24-028, which introduces the new SIS-A Discrepancy Form. This announcement also provides guidance on how to submit a review request when discrepancies are identified in a finalized SIS-A Report. All requests must be submitted on this form within 120 days (4 months) of the SIS interview date. The SIS-A Discrepancy Review form can also be accessed in the following ways:

  • On the MyODP SIS website landing page; and/or
  • By scanning the QR Code in the bulletin.

ODP has also created an SIS-A dedicated inbox specifically for the discrepancy review process. You can view the announcement for additional information and details.

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Starting January 1, 2024, all SIS-A Assessments will be conducted using the Supports Intensity Scale-Adult® 2nd Edition. The Arc of PA is partnering with the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) in hosting a webinar on February 7, 2024, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. The webinar will educate individuals and families on the changes and enhancements to the SIS-A evaluation. Register here.

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) shared the following communication: ODPANN 23-059: Supports Intensity Scale-Adult 2nd Edition (SIS-A 2nd ed) & Kepro Name Change/Rebrand. This announcement discusses the planned release of the SIS-A 2nd Edition and the name change/rebranding of Kepro to Acentra Health.

Please review the announcement for additional information and details related to these changes. If you have any questions, please reach out to your SIS Regional Lead.