Team Presentations and Publications

Mollie Murphy

Mollie's Selected Presentations

  • Electronic Visit Verification in Self Direction, New York CDPAAANYS Conference, 2017
  • EVV Implementation in Self Direction, Minnesota Aging Odyssey, 2017​
  • Self Direction: What, Who and Why?, Minnesota Aging Odyssey, 2017
  • Foundations of Fiscal/Employer Agent, Missouri Council for In-Home Services Conference, 2017
  • Understanding the FLSA Home Care Rule, Missouri Council for In-Home Services Conference, 2017
  • Certification of Fiscal Intermediaries, New York CDPAAANYS Conference, 2017
  • Fraud in Self Direction, Home and Community-Based Services Conference, 2017
  • Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Implementation in Self Direction, presented with Kate Murray at the Self Direction Conference, 2017
  • Fundamentals of F/EA Forms, Self Direction Conference, 2017
  • What’s Next for Self Direction, presented with Kate Murray at the Reinventing Quality Conference, 2016
  • Series of technical assistance webinars on the Fair Labor Standards Act Home Care Final Rule, presented on behalf of the NRCPDS, 2015-2016:
    • Tax Reporting and Medicaid Claiming for Third Party Payments
    • Understanding the Live-in Exemption
    • Emerging Issues in Home Care Rule Compliance
    • Models for Home Care Rule Compliance
    • Overtime Rates & Third Party Allocation
  • Tax, Employment and Insurance Rules and Regulations in SDS Programs, presented on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2015
  • Series of technical assistance webinars on the Fair Labor Standards Act Home Care Final Rule, presented on behalf of the Administration for Community Living:
    • Joint Employment under Department of Labor Rules, 2014
    • Introducing the Fair Labor Standards Act Home Care Rule Tool Kit, 2014
    • What’s Next for the FLSA Home Care Rule, 2015
  •  ​Upcoming Department  of Labor Changes Affecting Personal Care Services: What CILs Need to Know, presented on behalf of Independent Living Research Utilization, 2014
  • Centers for Independent Living as FMS Providers: Basics, Models, and Considerations, presented on behalf of Independent Living Research Utilization, 2014
  • Fraud in Participant Direction, Home and Community-Based Services Conference, 2013
  • The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Mandate on HCBS, Home and Community-Based Services Conference, 2013
  • MC and key presenter of 3 sessions at the FMS Conference, 2013
  • Readiness Reviews in the VD-HCBS Program, Administration on Aging and Veterans Health Administration joint Participant Direction Conference, 2011
  • Introduction to Financial Management Services, Administration on Aging and Veterans Health Administration joint Participant Direction Conference, 2011
  • Challenges in Fiscal/Employer Agent Services, FMS Conference, 2011
  • Key Issues in Agency with Choice, FMS Conference, 2011
  • Participant Direction Tax Forms 101, FMS Conference, 2011
  • Introduction to Financial Management Services, Administration on Aging and Veterans Health Administration joint Participant Direction Conference, 2010
  • Intermediate and Advanced FMS, Administration on Aging and Veterans Health Administration joint Participant Direction Conference, 2010
  • Tax Issues You Should Know, Home and Community-Based Services Conference, 2009
  • Monitoring and Oversight in Participant Direction Programs, Home and Community-Based Services Conference, 2009
  • Using Technology to Promote Consumer Choice, Home and Community-Based Services Conference, 2009
  • Breakfast with the Basics, Financial Management Services (FMS) Conference, 2009
  • Challenges in Fiscal/Employer Agent Tax Compliance and Operations, FMS Conference, 2009
  • What the IRS wants you to Know, FMS Conference, 2009
  • Financial Management Services 101, Administration on Aging and Veterans Health Administration joint Participant Direction Conference, 2009 

Mollie's Selected Publications

Mollie G. Murphy, Isaac Selkow, and Kevin J. Mahoney (2011). Financial Management Services in Participant Direction Programs, (SCAN Foundation Technical Assistance Brief No. 10)

Mollie G. Murphy, Lori Simon-Rusinowitz, Dawn Loughlin, Kevin J. Mahoney, and Isaac Selkow (2011). Options for Getting Purchasing Power into the Hands of Participants: Lessons from Participant Direction Programs (SCAN Foundation Technical Assistance Brief No. 11)

Mollie G. Murphy, Cathy Corby Parker, Isaac Selkow, and Kevin J. Mahoney (2011). Considerations for Debit Card and Cash Purchasing Mechanisms in the CLASS Plan, (SCAN Foundation Technical Assistance Brief No. 12)

Cathy Corby Parker, James Wironen, Mollie G. Murphy, and Kevin J. Mahoney (2011). Debit Card Fundamentals and Their Use in Government Programs, (SCAN Foundation Technical Assistance Brief No. 9)

Mollie G. Murphy, Isaac Selkow, Suzanne Crisp, Kevin J. Mahoney (2012). Agency with Choice: Key Components for Practical Implementation While Maintaining Participant Choice and Control, (NRCPDS White Paper)

Lucia Cucu, Mollie G. Murphy, Kevin J. Mahoney (2013). The Affordable Care Act In Participant Direction: Understanding Employer Responsibilities, (NRCPDS White Paper)

 

Kate Murray

Kate's Selected Presentations

  • Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Implementation in Self Direction, presented with Mollie Murphy at the Self Direction Conference, 2017
  • Best Practices in Self Direction: Navigating the Path Ahead, presented at the New York State Association of Community Residential Agencies (NYSACRA) Conference, 2017
  • Federal & State Labor Updates: What Providers Need To Know, presented at the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State (CDPAANYS) Conference, 2017
  • Exploring Individual Budget Authority, presented on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2016
  • Key Implications of the Department of Labor’s Home Care Final Rule, presented at Iowa Governor’s Conference on Aging and Disability, 2016
  • Understanding the Department of Labor’s Home Care Final Rule, presented at the National Council on Independent Living Conference, 2016
  • What’s Next for Self Direction, presented with Mollie Murphy at the Reinventing Quality Conference, 2016
  • Series of technical assistance webinars on the Fair Labor Standards Act Home Care Final Rule, presented on behalf of the NRCPDS, 2015-2016:
    • Understanding FLSA Joint Employment & Travel Time Obligations
    • Overtime Tax Reporting and Medicaid Claiming for Third Party Payments
    • Understanding the Live-in Exemption
    • Emerging Issues in Home Care Rule Compliance
    • Overtime Rates & Third Party Allocation
  • Providing LTSS in a Managed Care Environment: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities, presented to the Pennsylvania Providers Coalition Association, 2015
  • The Spectrum of Budget Authority, presented by Mollie Murphy, Kate Murray et al on behalf of the NRCPDS, 2014
  • Introducing the FLSA Home Care Rule Toolkit, presented on behalf of the Administration for Community Living, 2014

Kate's Selected Publications

Kate Murray (2016), Implementing IRS Notice 2014-7 in Medicaid-Funded Self Direction Programs. (Published by the NRCPDS, Boston College)

Kate Murray (2016). Fair Labor Standards Act Compliance in Self Direction. (Published by the NRCPDS, Boston College)

Mollie Murphy, Kate Muray, etc al. (2014). The Fair Labor Standards Act Home Care Rule Tool Kit, (Published by the NRCPDS, Boston College)

Kate Murray (2014). Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate Compliance in Participant Direction, (Published by the NRCPDS, Boston College)

 

Casey Sanders DeLuca

Casey's Selected Presentations

  • Environmental Scan of MLTSS Quality and Participant Direction Requirements in MCO Contracts with Pam Doty, Pat Rivard, and Suzanne Crisp at the HCBS Conference in Arlington, VA, 2013.
  • Participant Direction in Managed Care Long-Term Services and Supports with Suzanne Crisp at the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) Conference in San Deigo, CA, 2013.
  • Building an Environment Supportive of Consumer Direction with Mark Sciegaj and Sandy Barrett at the Supporting Consumers in the 21st Century Conference in Harrisburg, PA, 2011. 
  • Changing Practices and Roles: Case Managers as Participant-Directed Care Managers with Mark Sceigaj at the Supporting Consumers in the 21st Century Conference in Harrisburg, PA, 2011.
  • What is Participant Direction? at the VD-HCBS Training Intensive, Baltimore, MD, 2011. 
  • Plenary: Advancing Consumer Direction by Promoting Culture Change with Jim Wironen at the Administration on Aging and Veteran Affairs Grantee Meeting, 2010. 
  • Transition to Participant Direction: Making Agency Culture Change Work at the Administration on Aging and Veterans Health Administration Grantee Meeting, 2010. 
  • Integrating Participant Direction in the Aging Network: Tools and Strategies for Culture Change with Mark Sceigaj at the n4a Conference, 2010. 
  • Person-Centered Planning Training with Suzanne Crisp for the West Virginia Medicaid Program, 2010.  
  • Fraud and Abuse Webinette, NRCPDS, 2010. 
  • Early Considerations for Program Administrators Webinette, NRCPDS, 2010. 

Casey's Selected Publications

Sciegaj, M, Hooyman, K., Mahoney, K., & DeLuca, C. (2018). The Times They are a Changing: Self-Directed Long-Term Services and Supports and Gerontological Social Work, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, DOI: 10.1080/01634372.2018.1439852

Sciegaj, M., Crisp, S., Edwards-Orr, M., & DeLuca, C. (2016). Three Emerging Themes From Implementing Self-Directed Long-Term Service and Support Programs Under Managed Care, Public Policy Aging Report, 26 (4) 134-137.

Crisp, S., Sciegaj, M., DeLuca, C., & Mahoney, K. (2014). Selected Participant Direction Provisions from Medicaid Managed LTSS Programs and Financial Alignment Demonstrations. Integrated Care Resource Center, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Sciegaj, M., Crisp, S., DeLuca, C., & Mahoney K. (2013). Participant-Directed Services in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs: A Five State Comparison. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Sciegaj, M., Sanders, C., Crisp, S., Gerhard, L., Velgouse, L., Weakly, E. (2012). Long-Term Services and Supports Workforce Competency Model. NRCPDS.

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2011). Building an Environment Supportive of Consumer Direction. (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS.

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2011). Integrating Participant Direction in the Aging Network: Tools and Strategies for Culture Change. (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2010). Changing Practices and Roles: Case Managers as Consumer-Directed Counselors (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS.

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2010). Person-Centered Planning for Consumer-Directed Care. (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS.

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2010). Managing Changes: Introducing Consumer Direction to Aging Network Management. (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS.

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2010). Changing Practices and Roles: Case Managers as Consumer-Directed Counselors. (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS.

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2010). How Can Consumer Direction Really Be Right For Everyone? (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS.

Wirnon, J., Sciegaj, M., & Sanders, C. (2009). Advancing Consumer Direction by Promoting Culture Change in the Aging Services Network. Briefing for Administration on Aging.

Sanders, C. & Sciegaj, M. (2009). Adding and Sustaining Consumer Direction in Aging Network Programs: Challenges, Insights, and Successes (A Resource Guide). NRCPDS.​

 

Merle Edwards-Orr

Merle's Selected Presentations

  • Participant Direction: Established Practices and New Challenges, to National Lifespan Respite Grantees, Nashville, TN 2014
  • Using Participant Direction in Respite Services, with Patrick O’Keefe and Richard McGee, N4A National Conference, Louisville, KY and Lifespan Respite National Conference, Boston, MA, 2013
  • Critical Issues in Consumer Direction, panel discussion to the National ADRC/AOA/VA Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2011
  • Hiring and Retaining Direct Care Workers, to the National Home and Community-Based Services Convention, Boston, MA, 2008
  • Developing Vermont’s Cash and Counseling Budget Methodology, presented to the Cash and Counseling Bi-Annual Meeting, Annapolis, MD 2007

 

Merle's Selected Publications

Mark Sciegaj, PhD, MPH, Suzanne Crisp, Merle Edwards-Orr, PhD, LICSW, Casey DeLuca, MSW. Three Emerging Themes From Implementing Self-Directed Long-Term Service and Support Programs Under Managed Care, Public Policy Aging Report (2016) 26 (4) (September, 2016): 134-137

It’s Changed Everything’ Voices of Veterans in the VD-HCBS Program, Ellen K. Mahoney, Aimee Milliken, Kevin J. Mahoney, Merle Edwards-Orr, Poster Session, Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL, 2015

The Spectrum of Employer Authority, with Mark Sciegaj, Issue Brief, NRCPDS, 2015

Building the Case to Sustain Your Local Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services Program: A Sustainability Guide for Veterans Affairs Medical Center Coordinators, Issue Brief, NRCPDS, 2014

Social Work in the ER, in Grobman, Linda May (ed.), Days in the Lives of Social Workers, White Hat Communications, 1996

 Gordon Hamilton and Robert Hunter, biographical sketches in Trattner, Walter (ed.), Biographical Dictionary of Social Welfare in America, Greenwood Press, 1986

 

Jane Lawrence

Jane's Selected Publications

Author of Book Chapter “Making It Up as We Go Along: A Story About Friendship” in Friendships and Community Connections between People with and Without Developmental Disabilities, 1993. Edited by Angela Novak Amado.  Paul H Brookes Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD.