In an effort to keep our stakeholders informed about the state of California budget, and how the budget will impact funding, as well as programs and services, we post news on “Budget Watch”. This page features updates from the Governor and Legislature, links to important news articles and various budget and advocacy related web sites, as well as important information about how you can get involved to make a difference. Visit this page regularly to keep current on budget issues.
Click here to view a report for the upcoming TCADD Board of Directors meeting prepared by TCRC's Executive Director, Dr. Omar Noorzad. It includes SB 826, AB 1606, a DDS letter to regional centers on new provider rates, a DDS FAQ on provider rate increases, a DDS letter on funding to promote POS equity, TCRC's proposal for that funding, the award letter for TCRC's funding proposal, ARCA's proposal for that funding, a DDS letter on HCBS provider funding, DDS letters with guidelines for employment incentive payments and paid internship program. Self-Determination Program documents include FAQs from DDS and Disability Rights California, a service comparison, Medicare/Medicaid letters, a letter from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, the Self-Determination enrollment process, a flyer, and the Advisory Committee calendar. New legislation documents include a list of pertinent 2016 bills from ARCA, AB 796, and SB 1226.