In the Agency with Choice model of Financial Management Services (FMS), the participant and FMS entity serve as co-employers of workers. To ensure that services are truly self-directed and participants are shielded from unnecessary risk and... Read more
Agency with Choice
On December 11, 2012, NRCPDS held a webinar, Agency with Choice: Key Components for Practical Implementation while Maintaining Participant Choice and Control, for FMS Members at Boston College.The webinar focused on the NRCPDS white... Read more
This NRCPDS FMS Member Forum was held on May 31, 2012 and focused on major activities surrounding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and previewed content from an Agency with Choice model white paper. Presenters include... Read more
In August 2014, the NRCPDS released an issue brief authored by Lucia Cucu, titled Health Insurance for Direct Care Workers: A Cost Comparison of the Health Insurance Marketplace with Employer-Offered Insurance.
This brief provides... Read more
This tip sheet helps programs before starting the procurement process for Financial Management Services (FMS).
Financial Management Services (FMS) can include a broad range of services and therefore a broad range of costs. Mollie Murphy from the National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services (NRCPDS) developed this document in 2009 at the... Read more
Fiscal/Employer Agent, Agency with Choice, and Fiscal Conduit models are detailed in this document and chart.
This tool lists some requirements that providers of Financial Management Services (FMS) must have or may choose to have. These requirements may be refined by administrative entities implementing individual programs.
This document presents some categories for which program business rules are often developed, regardless of Financial Management Services model.
Checklist of things to consider when procuring FMS from an Agency with Choice.