Resources

In May 2018, Applied Self-Direction held a webinar to review and analyze the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Informational Bulletin and Frequently Asked Questions released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The webinar... read more
 In May 2018, Applied Self-Direction held a member-only webinar titled, Self-Direction for All: Introducing Self-Direction to Program Participants and Staff. Although self-directed options have been available for over 30 years, many individuals who... read more
This HSRI Research Brief summarizes the results of the new research looking into outcomes of housing independence and employment between individuals who participated in self-direction and those who did not. Compared with nonparticipants, self-... read more
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2018 Self-Direction Workshop Breakout Session: Never Doubt That a Small Group of Thoughtful, Committed Citizens Can Change the World. The Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports was established in response to a need for an organizational home for... read more
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2018 Self-Direction Workshop Breakout Session: More than an EIN: Responsibilities of Participant Employers. Working relationships between employers and employees can be complicated, and those relationships are even more complex in a self-directed... read more
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2018 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: The Whole Picture: Keys to Success under Managed Care. Each year more states provide their Medicaid Long-Term Services and Support (LTSS) through Managed Care. With the growth of Managed LTSS, self-... read more
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2018 Self-Direction Workshop Breakout Session: Transfer Standards: A Series of Trade-Offs. Transferring from one F/EA to another can be challenging under any circumstances. Ensuring continuity of services, with a minimum of disruption to the... read more
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2018 Self-Direction Workshop Breakout Session: Support Planner, Broker, Consultant…A Rose by Any Other Name. Self-direction is a best practice and national trend in long term services and supports (LTSS). Also known as consumer-directed or... read more
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2018 Self-Direction Workshop Open Plenary: Supporting Choice in an Increasingly Complex World: What a Great Time for Self-Direction!  Here in the U.S., our fragmented patchwork of long-term services and supports will continue to be strained for... read more
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In April 2018, Applied Self-Direction lead a presentation that introduced the philosophy and foundation of self-direction.The webinar was a good introduction for staff new to self-direction or as a refresher on the key tenets of self-direction for... read more
Evidence shows that maximizing the consumer’s degree of choice and control, a concept known as self-direction, is an effective way to provide long-term services and supports (LTSS). Learn how four states used innovative strategies to develop and... read more
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Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
One of the first decisions states will make when considering compliance with the EVV portion of the Cures Act is to identify the implementation model that will be used. A description of EVV implementation approaches is available here. Applied Self-... read more
This member only resource can be used as a starting point in identifying an EVV solution for your particular situation. The questions focus on specific characteristics of self-direction programs, such as the need for participant-employers to verify... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
Applied Self-Direction created a Directory of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Vendors Interested in Serving Self-Direction Programs based on a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In... read more
In January 2018, Applied Self-Direction issued a Request for Information (RFI) to identify vendors interested in serving self-direction programs. In addition to basic contact information, vendors were given the option to complete a questionnaire... read more
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In February 2018, Applied Self-Direction held a webinar on the OIG Report, Medicaid Fraud Control Units: Investigation and Prosecution of Fraud and Beneficiary Abuse in Medicaid Personal Care Services. This 30-minute webinar presented and analyzed... read more
Electronic visit verification (EVV) will be required for Medicaid personal care services (PCS) effective January 1, 2019. This resource provides a definition of PCS, as well as other key concepts related to EVV implementation.