CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

Webinar: HCBS Settings Regulations: What Do They Mean For You?

The deadline for implementation of the HCBS Settings Regulations is on March 17, 2019. While the reporting requirements fall on state agencies, the direct responsibility for success falls on the individual support providers. This webinar shares an overview of the HCBS Settings Regulations, the implications for agencies and the effect on the lives of those receiving supports.

You can also click here to view questions that were asked by attendees during the webinar. 




You Will Learn About:

  • General expectations and requirements established by CMS
  • Impact on issues like privacy, security, independence, rights, etc.
  • Effect on physically accessibility of environments
  • Person-Centered Planning Requirements
  • Utilization of CQL tools in understanding and demonstrating compliance
  • Role of CQL's CMS Toolkit For States in requisite reporting
  • And More!



Cathy Yadamec is the Director of Training and Certification for CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. In this role, Cathy coordinates the training opportunities offered by CQL. She oversees the certification of Personal Outcome Measures® Interviewers and Trainers, and is responsible for developing new training opportunities often customizing it to meet the unique strengths and preferences of individual organizations.

Cathy has experience within CQL and in private and state agencies supporting people with developmental disabilities to have better lives. Cathy has worked diligently to promote personal and organizational change to create a culture of responsiveness and focus on quality as defined by the person. In the 2000’s Cathy worked with CQL as a Project Manager and in the CMS Look-Behind Contract. For 3 years, Cathy served as the Manager of Quality Improvement/ Quality Enhancement for the Developmental Disability Administration in the District of Columbia, and then returned to CQL as the Project Manager for the Illinois Ligas Outreach Project.



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