This member forum was held on August 27, 2014. Shawn Terrell from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) presented on the recently released guidance to HHS agencies for implementing principles of Section 2402(a) of the Affordable Care Act. The guidance contains standards for person-centered planning and self-direction in home and community-based services programs. Mr. Terrell is currently Health Insurance Specialist at ACL and has been working in the long term services and supports (LTSS) area for 15 years. His primary focus is on developing person-centered planning capacity in States and on developing quality measures and quality improvement in home and community based service systems. NRCPDS’ Mollie Murphy and Suzanne Crisp were on the call to help with questions.