“Service coordination assists persons with developmental disabilities and their families in gaining access to services and supports appropriate to their needs. OPWDD delivers almost all service coordination through its Service Coordination program. Care Coordination is provided by qualified service coordinators, uses a person-centered planning process in developing, implementing, and maintaining an Individualized Service Plan and providers are independent of other OPWDD service provider agencies to ensure services are conflict free. Plan of Care Support Services (PCSS) is an alternative form of service coordination. PCSS providers assist individuals to review and update their Individualized Service Plan. PCSS is delivered by a qualified Care Coordinator.” (OPWDD)
Currently OPWDD is planning on transitioning services from MSC to Care Coordination in 2018. More details can be found on the OPWDD website.