Resources

2019 Self-Direction Conference Plenary Session: In 2010, the National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services (NRCPDS) published “Developing and Implementing Self-Direction Programs and Policies: A Handbook.” As would be expected, much has... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: As the diversity of populations receiving both Medicaid and Medicare services across the country continues to grow, FMS providers may face challenges working with people from different cultures and... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: The implementation of the requirements of the home care rule present a number of challenges to state Medicaid program administrators with regard to potential increases in expenditures. Costs may be... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: The Veteran Directed Care (VDC) Program, previously known as the Veteran-Directed Home... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: Compliance with the USCIS Form I-9, Employment Eligibility and Verification is under heightened scrutiny, yet the topic can be murky for Fiscal/Employer Agents and even Agency with Choice providers.... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: Think employer authority-only programs can’t get creative? Think again! Consumer Directed Choices has embarked on a multi-year effort to ensure consumers or their representatives have the maximum... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Sessions: Medicaid and flexibility? Seems like these terms don’t go together, but this session focuses on what you can and can’t do with Medicaid funds using the home and community-based services funding... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: What defines diversity in self-direction? How do we better serve those from immigrant communities, low income communities or families experiencing complex medical conditions? What is the role of the... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: The 21st Century Cures Act requires states to implement an Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) System for Personal Care Services (PCS) by January 1, 2020 and for Home Health Care Services (HHCS) by... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: Staying current on federal agency rules and other actions can be a challenge for people “outside the Beltway.” During this session Alison Barkhoff, the Director of Advocacy from the Center for Public... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: State program staff are not only committed to designing and implementing self-direction programs, but also to ensuring and improving the quality of self-directed services overall. This session offers... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: This session provides a comprehensive overview of the history of self-direction, the principles that have consistently governed self-direction, and the results that previous evaluations of self-... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Sessions: The power of storytelling can’t be understated, and great stories are compelling tools for advocacy, especially with state policy-makers. States have critical roles in shaping self-direction programs... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: In this session, Applied Self-Direction Director of Policy Kate Murray explores a wealth of IRS guidance for Fiscal/Employer Agents, with a focus on lesser-known but critically important content from... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Sessions: For decades there has been a rich debate among person-centered thought leaders on the potential to bring managed care and self-direction into harmony. This session shares Inclusa’s experience growing... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: Worldwide, well over a million people are self-directing, including people with intellectual and developmental disability, physical disability, serious mental health conditions, and older adults with... read more
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2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: Sarah Marcus and Melissa Murphy, from the Office of the Solicitor at the Federal Department of Labor, addressed how the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to common situations encountered in self... read more
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Member-only brass tacks payroll updates from April 2019.
In April 2019, Applied Self-Direction held a member-only webinar, Exploring the New Department of Labor (DOL) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Joint Employment. During this webinar, Kate Murray from Applied Self-Direction explored the DOL's new... read more
In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) embarked upon an ambitious project to bring self-direction to all Veterans who want and need it. While that goal has yet to be met, in 2014-15, researchers at the National Resource Center for... read more
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Financial Management Services (FMS) Membership Directory.
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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
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Member-only brass tacks payroll updates from March 2019.
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
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In February 2019, Applied Self-Direction held a member-only webinar, Veteran-Centric LTSS: How Veterans Use Flexible Budgets and Spending Plans to Meet Independent Living Goals. Sue Flanagan from Westchester Consulting led the presentation and... 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
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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
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This reference guide compiles key excerpts from the Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) that pertain to Fiscal/Employer Agents (F/EAs) operating under Section 3504 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Internal Revenue Manual is an extensive compilation of... read more