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Transmittals related to the Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS) have moved. To find current ODDS transmittals, please visit: https://www.oregon.gov/odhs/transmittals/Pages/odds.aspx
OEP Transmittals: https://dhsoha.sharepoint.com/teams/Hub-DHS-ET/SitePages/OEP-Transmittals.aspx
APD Transmittals request action from, or provide policy, program, training and other information to the APD field managers and staff and AAA Directors and staff.
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Action Requests (AR) - Action Requests are used to request action by a given deadline. They are time-sensitive and should be read and processed or assigned upon receipt.
Information Memoranda (IM) - Information Memoranda are used to disseminate general information such as client and/or provider notice alerts, conferences or training sessions that do not require a specific action or involve policy. IMs are generally a lower priority than Policy Transmittals or Action Requests.
Policy Transmittals (PT) - Policy transmittals should be considered high priority, and processed immediately. They are used to disseminate new federal, state, and program policies or administrative rules, changes in existing policy or administrative rules, policy clarifications and manual updates.
Automated Computer Capture and Storage System, ACCESS (AC) - ACCESS transmittals are no longer used. Information Memorandums (IM) or Action Requests (AR) are now used to release information regarding ACCESS updates or enahcements and modification to the system designed to automate the Medicaid and financial assistance intake and redetermination processes for DHS/SPD clients. Archive transmittals are available as follows: 2000 2001 2002 2003
Archives - Copies of transmittals released prior to September, 1999 are not available online. They can be obtained by sending email to the Webmaster as noted below.