Category Archives: FAQs

What is a Budget for Services?

Summit DD Service and Support Administrator’s, or SSAs, coordinate services using a person-centered approach and work with each person to develop an individual budget for services that meet their needs and fit their budget. Most adults supported by Summit DD are funded through a Federal Medicaid Waiver. In these cases Medicaid pays approximately 60% of the costs for services and Summit DD (through local levy dollars) pays a 40% share of services.  If an individual does not qualify for Medicaid, services are paid for using local levy dollars. Read More ›

Eligibility and Redetermination FAQs

Where do I start?

Your journey with Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, begins with our Intake and Eligibility department. Eligibility criteria is governed by Ohio Revised Code, but our knowledgeable staff are here to help.  Whether you are looking for services for your child, a family member or supports for yourself, we are here to assist you through the eligibility determination process. Read More ›

Our Journey Forward – Facts at-a-Glance

Don’t have time to read our Frequently Asked Questions?  Find facts at-a-glance about Our Journey Forward, including federal regulations requiring County Boards to phase out of providing services and integrated settings. (Updated July 2016) Read More ›

Our Journey Forward − You Asked and We Answered (FAQ)

Answers to frequently asked questions about changes for sheltered workshops, conflict-free case management and Summit DD’s role as a provider. (Updated July 2016) Read More ›

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