Under a recently approved settlement agreement, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) will allow people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) to choose between receiving services at intermediate care facilities (ICFs) and receiving home- and community-based services (HCBS) through a waiver. On April 24, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio approved a revised settlement agreement between DODD and Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) and its partners for Ball v. DeWine. The settlement affects a class (as of October 2019) of approximately 200 people in facilities who requested and are waiting to . . .
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