of South Carolina Implementing Peer
nAfter a year of deliberations, proposed Service regulation finally approved June 3, 2003
nLate August new issue out of Governor’s Office:How will PSS save SC
nSeptember State budget crunch threatens $200,000 funding allocated by Mr. Gintoli for ps
nStarting in June monitored response to the service regulation – no complaints from DHSS
nSupplied two written responses to Governor’s query were accepted
nAt the September 23, 2003 QA Meeting, three representatives from DHHS attended; announced that Peer Support would be allowed for use in mid October and a Medicaid Bulletin would be forthcoming – Jubilation!
nTwo weeks later October 10 no Medicaid Bulletin– all human resource transactions around ps halted.
nHuge concern over funding for certification trainings and continuing support training for cpss.