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Program Description

  Community Provider Support

This program provides financial support to the providers and agencies in the community that work with the entire spectrum of clients served by the Department through Aging and Disability Services.

Program Contacts

Contact Patrice McGhee, DPA of the HHS - Aging and Disability Services at 240.773.1089 or Grace Pedersen of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.773.1088 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
Turnover rate for direct service professionals for developmental disabilities providers 132.9%28.0%30.5%30.5%30.5%
Number of Clients served by Developmental Disability and Medical Adult Day Care Providers 25,1065,1265,2755,4255,575
1  The program received responses from all 41 providers. Turnover rate has decreased post-pandemic as agencies are more successful in finding and retaining staff. Additionally, supplemental County funds are used to pay higher wages. Projections are based on three-year average.
2  The program projects that the number of clients served by Developmental Disability providers will increase due to the the impact of the End the Wait Act, which requires the Maryland Department of Health to reduce the waitlist for its waiver programs by 50% over the next few fiscal years.

Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved213997340.50
Increase Cost: Three Percent Increase to the Developmental Disability Provider Supplement6318660.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.22010.00
FY25 Recommended220338010.50