December 6, 2018

In the summer of 2016, the National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services (NRCPDS) completed a National Inventory  of self-directed programs in the United States. The inventory builds on the NRCPDS’ 2011 and 2013 national inventories... Read more

December 21, 2017
In 2014, at the request of the Veterans Administration, the NRCPDS published a guide on how to make a case for sustaining the on-going importance of the VD-HCBS program. The report addresses several ways that sites can create value in maintaining a... Read more
May 22, 2017

The purpose of this document is to help self direction programs prepare to develop a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Financial Management Services (FMS) by examining the program design elements that impact the requirements within an RFP. The Guide... Read more

April 10, 2017

This toolkit was developed in September 2014 to help stakeholders understand how the Department of Labor's Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Home Care Rule may impact self-direction programs.

March 9, 2017

This NRCPDS presentation from the 2013 HCBS conference presents and examines best practices for fraud prevention and detection in participant direction programs in light of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report, Personal Care... Read more

January 4, 2017
This March 2014 Guide for FMS Providers, Signing up for Individual Healthcare Coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace, was developed for NRCPDS FMS Members at Boston College.
January 4, 2017
This April 2013 Issue Brief (amended in January 2014), discusses the employer responsibility mandate under the ACA and its implications for participant direction programs, especially those operating under the Agency with Choice model of FMS and... Read more
January 4, 2017
This May 2015 Self Direction 201 training, Support Brokerage, was developed for NRCPDS Members at Boston College. Contracting support brokerage services to FMS providers is becoming more prevalent in participant direction programs. NRCPDS presenters... Read more
January 4, 2017
This June 2012 Self Direction 201 training, Medicaid Authorities Supporting Participant Direction, was developed for NRCPDS Members at Boston College. The training session was a follow up to SD 101, and focused on comparing and contrasting all legal... Read more
January 4, 2017
This March 2013 Self Direction 201 training, C... Read more


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