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Master Repository for DDSN Executive Memos

10/22/21 - Continued DDSN Grant Funding of HASCI Community Opportunity Centers

10/15/21 - Training Opportunity - Introduction to Behavioral Programming

10/14/21 - Impact of EVV on Board Operated Respite Programs

10/08/21 - REMINDER:  Updating the Service Provider Management (SPM) Email System

10/06/21 - Residential Fee-for-Service Scheduled to Start on January 1, 2022 & IDRD Waiver Renewal Update

10/06/21 - Implementing FY22 Appropriations for $10 Million Residential and 2.5% COLA

10/01/21 - Extension of DDSN’s Fixed Price Bid Contract to 1/31/2022

09/27/21 Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 - (deadline:  October 26, 2021)

09/20/21 Report of SLP-I utilization for the 2021 Fiscal Year and July 2021

09/14/21 - Market Rate Case Management Issue - August 2021 Billing Report

09/10/21 - New Residential Habilitation Daily Rates & Additional Respite Rate Guidance

09-09-21 - Solicit Input for DDSN's FY23 Legislative Budget Proposal

08-30-21 Continued DDSN Grant Funding of HASCI Community Opportunity Centers

08-26-21 - Financial Issues Update

08-19-21 - Conflict Free Case Management - Statewide List

08-09-21 - Market Rate Case Management Issue - July 2021 Billing Report

08-09-21 - Appendix K - Service Requests

07-22-21 - Available Federal Quota for the Blind Funds

07-22-21 - Medicaid Eligibility for Individuals Receiving Services from DDSN

07-21-21 - FY22 Legislative Budget Proviso (36.6) re 60 DDSN Legacy Owned Properties Operated by Providers

07-20-21- Impact of COVID-19 Federal Funds on DDSN Cost Reports

07-20-21 - Implementation of Two-Factor Authentication Information Security Feature

07-19-21 - Market Rate Case Management Issue – June 2021 Billing Report

07-14-21 - Continued DDSN Grant Funding of HASCI Community Opportunity Centers

07-14-21 - Implementation of FY22 Legislative Appropriations

07-07-21 - Training Materials Posted and Virtual Help Sessions on Updated Waiver Enrollment Process and Timelines

06-30-21 - 10% FMAP Budget Proposal

06-28-21 -  REMINDER of Timeline to Implement Therap Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Security Feature

06-15-21 - FY 2022 Full-Time Equivalents (FTEs) Report

06-14-21 - Market Rate CM Issue - May 2021 Billing Report

06-04-21 - National Core Indicators - Staff Stability Survey DUE JUNE 30, 2021

06-04-21 - Training-Updated Waiver Enrollment Process and Timelines

06/03/21 - Update on the Transfer of Jasper Fiscal Agent Waiver Participants to CLC Administrators

06/01/21 - Reminder:  Therap Requires Users' "Personal Details" by June 1st Prior to System Access

05/27/21 - Process for Appeal and Reconsideration Decisions and Conflict Free Case Management-Posting of Training Materials

05/25/21 - Market Rate CM Issue - April 2021 Billing Report

05/25/21 - FY22 Bed Fee Moratorium

05/18/21 - Continued DDSN Grant Funding of HASCI 

05/14/21 - Individuals Residing in Regional Centers Desiring Community Living

05/13/21 - Therap Two Factor Authentication

04/30/21 - Transition Jasper DSN Board Fiscal Agent Operations to Charles Lea Center, Effective 7/1/2021

04/28/21 - 2021 Summer Support Funding Available

04/26/21 - Continued DDSN Grant Funding of HASCI Community Opportunity Centers and Previous Rehabilitation Supports Providers Electing to Convert to Waiver Funded Day Program Services

04/23/21 - Updated Process for Appeal and Reconsideration Decisions and Conflict Free Case Management

04/23/21 - Transition of Jasper Fiscal Agent Program to Charles Lea Center, Effective 7/1/2021

04/19/21 - National Core Indicators - Staff Stability Survey for all DDSN Providers of Adult Services

04/14/21 - Status of Federal American Rescue Plan's 10% HCBS FMAP Increase

04/12/21 -  Market Rate Case Management Issue – March 2021 Billing Report

04/07/21 - Therap Two Factor Authentication Rollout with 3 Attachments

04/05/21 - Residential Outlier Funding Requests

04/01/21 - CMS Approval of Appendix K for Retainer Payments

03/24/21 - CHANGE Licensing Procedures and Licensing Self Assessment Tool for 4th Quarter FY21

03/16/21 - Continued DDSN Grant Funding of HASCI

03/15/21 - Market Rate Case Management Issue - February 2021 Billing Report

03/12/21 - Environmental Modification Service Training Slides

03/04/21 - Appendix K - Service Requests

03/02/21 - Vaccination Eligibility - Phase 1.b.

02/23/21 - Therap Two Factor Authentication

02/22/21 - Removal of Waiver Authorizations from Business Tools

02/11/21 - Market Rate Case Management Issue - January 2021 Billing Report

02/11/21 - HASCI COC and HASCI Rehab Supports - Continued DDSN Grant Funding 

02/10/21 - Case Management Provider Termination - Burton Center

02/09/21 - CM Providers - Waiver Slot Requests

02/03/21 - Environmental Modification Service Training *DATE CHANGE*

02/02/21 - Vaccinations for ICFs-IID

01/29/21 - HASCI COC and HASCI Rehab Supports - Continued DDSN Grant Funding

01/14/21 - FY20/21 Licensing Information and Clarifications

01/14/21 - Market Rate Case Management Issue - December 2020 Billing Report

01/11/21 - Governor's FY21/22 Executive Budget

01/08/21 - Appendix K - Services Requests

01/07/21 - HASCI Waiver WL and Reserved Capacity Categories

01/07/21 - Environmental Modification Service Training

01/06/21 - Project First Line Survey

12/22/20 - 60% Recoupment and Retro FFS Payment

12/16/20 Residential Providers Enrollment in DHEC's Vaccination Program

12/15/20 Case Management County Coverage

12/15/20 Market Rate Case Management Issue - November 2020 Billing Report

12/15/20 Federal Quota Registration of Blind Students (Children and Adults)

12/11/20 HASCI COC and HASCI Rehab Supports - Continued Grant Funding

12/11/20 Licensing Clarification Information

12/01/20 CM Termination - Williamsburg Notice

11/20/20 HASCI COC and HASCI Rehab Supports - Continued Grant Funding

11/18/20 Direct Support Professional Training Program

11/18/20 Market Rate Case Management Issue - October 2020 Billing Report

11/04/2020 Case Management Provider Termination

10/29/2020 How to Request Person Centered Thinking (PCT) Training

10/20/2020 Inactive Cases – Information Needed

10/19/2020 Audit Directive Supplement

10/14/2020 HASCI COC and HASCI Rehab Supports - Continued Grant Funding 

10/06/2020 Memo - State LTCO On-Site Visits Packet

09/30/2020 Exec Memo re CMS Appendix K Approval  Guidance

09/25/2020 HASCI COC and HASCI Rehab Supports - Continued Grant Funding

09/15/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue – August 2020 Billing Report

09/02/2020 DDSN FY21 Budget Update & FY22 Budget Request

09/02/2020 Environmental and Private Vehicle Modification Changes

08/31/2020 COVID-19 Reporting Tool

08/26/2020 Automatic Extension of Year-End Reporting Deadlines

08/18/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue - July 2020 Billing Report

08/11/2020 Therap – Employment History Module Required Elements

08/11/2020 Status Update – Compliance with HCBS Regulation

07/23/2020 Refine COVID-19 Protocols & Reinforce Thorough Execution

07/21/2020 Reinforce EXECUTION of COVID-19 Protocols

07/20/2020 DDSN COVID-19 Status Check-in Survey

07/14/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue – June 2020 Billing Report

07/08/2020 Revisions to Directive 300-05-DD “Maintenance Management Contract Requirements for Properties Owned by DDSN and Operated by Local County Providers”

07/01/2020 Update and Continued Efforts to Reach Compliance with the HCBS Settings Regulation

07/01/2020 Waiver Enrollment Process Improvement

06/29/2020 CARES Act Provider Relief Funding for Medicaid & CHIP

06/25/2020 Restraint Reminders

06/23/2020 DDSN Grant Funding of HASCI Community Opportunity Centers and Previous
Rehabilitation Supports Providers Electing to Convert to Waiver Funded Day Program
Services

06/12/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue - May 2020 Billing Report

06/10/2020 Case Management Skype Webinar - June 16, 2020 - 10:30 a.m.

06/05/2020 HASCI Waiver At-Home and State Funded Community Supports (SFCS) Administrative Cost Request

06/01/2020 Annual Security Awareness Training

06/01/2020 Updates Regarding Procurement Policy, Environmental Modifications, and Repair
Assessments in the CS, ID/RD, and HASCI Waiver Manuals

05/28/2020 DDSN Year End Memo

05/19/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue – April 2020 Billing Report

05/14/2020 National Code Transition Changes – July 1, 2020

05/13/2020 In-Home Supports in ID/RD, HASCI, and CS Waivers

05/13/2020 National Code Transition Changes and
Announcement of May 20, 2020, at 1:30 pm Skype Meeting

05/06/2020 National Core Indicators – Staff Stability Survey DUE JULY 31, 2020

05/04/2020 Annual Waiver CM Training Modules

04/20/2020 Upcoming Orientation for Web-Based Person-Centered Thinking Training and Person-Centered Description Creation

04/15/2020 Day Service Delivery Reporting in Residential Settings during COVID-19

04/13/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue – March 2020 Billing Report

04/03/2020 COVID-19 - Visitation

04/02/2020 Families First Coronavirus Response Act

03/27/2020 30-day Residential Bed Vacancy Extension Due to COVID-19

03/27/2020  - RETROACTIVE INCREASE FOR CASE MANAGEMENT & EARLY
INTERVENTION – STATE APPROPRIATION ALLOCATION

03/17/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue – February 2020 Billing Report

02/28/2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

02/26/2020 DDSN Drop In at Disabilities Awareness Day 2020

02/18/2020 Person Centered Thinking ELearning Administrator Designation

02/12/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue – January 2020 Billing Report

02/10/2020 Operations - Reassignment of Regional Operations

02/06/2020 HASCI Waiver Service Survey

02/06/2020 FEDERAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS

02/05/2020 Third Round - Person Centered Thinking Training Announcement

DDSN Quarterly Training 01/28/2020

01/13/2020 Market Rate Case Management Issue - December 2019 Billing Report

12/12/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - November 2019 Billing Report

12/03/2019 2020 State Fire Marshal Training 

11/15/2019  Electronic Authorization Q&A Sessions and FAQ Guide

11/12/2019 Out-stationed Worker Changes/Medicaid Enrollment

11/12/2019 Market Rate case Management Issue - October 2019 Billing Report

11/12/2019 Compliance Action Plans (CAP)

11/04/2019 Electronic Authorization Follow Up for Case Managers

10/28/2019 Guidelines for Case Management Annual Planning 

10/21/2019 PROVIDER TRAINING - Waiver Authorization Changes

10/11/2019 Pending Waiver Enrollment - Community Supports and Intellectual Disability/Related Disabilities Waivers

10/11/2019 Revised Outlier Process

10/10/2019 SC Vocational Rehabilitation Referrals/Closures

10/09/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue – August & September 2019 Billing Reports

10/08/2019 Revised Travel and Procurement Regulations

10/02/2019 Waiver Authorization Changes – Training Sessions

10/01/19 DDSN Quarterly Training

09/23/2019 Waiver Authorization Changes

09/18/2019 FUNDING OF RATE INCREASES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF DOCUSIGN

09/16/2019 Waiver Case Management (WCM) 60% Safety Net Extended to December 31, 2019

09/11/2019 Third Round - Person Centered Thinking Training Announcement

09/09/2019 Waiver Case Management Requests

09/09/2019 Invoice Report Analysis Guidance Document

08/21/2019 State Funded Community Supports Day Program and Supported Employment Billing Process

08/15/2019 Misuse of Social Media

08/13/2019 Second Round of Person Centered Thinking Training Announcement

08/13/19 Compliance Action Plan Update

08/09/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - July 2019 Billing Report

07/26/2019 MEDICAID INELIGIBLE BILLINGS AND NON-PAID UNITS IN THE NEW FEE-FOR-SERVICE INVOICES

07/26/2019 Employment Services - Individual and Group

07/26/2019 Case Management Error

07/25/2019 Family Support/Respite Administrative Costs

07/12/2019 Year-end and Interim Financial Reporting

07/10/2019 DDSN Training

07/10/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - June 2019 Billing

07/10/2019 Early Intervention (EI) Board Payment System Update

06/25/2019 HASCI Waiver at Home and State Funded Community Supports (SFCS) Administrative Costs 

06/20/2019 Update: CMS Home and Community-Based Settings Regulation Implementation and
Provider Compliance Action Plans (CAPs) 

06/19/2019 Early Intervention (EI) Board Payment System Update

06/13/2019 Provision of Environmental Modification Assessments - CS, ID-RD and HASCI Waiver Manual Update

06/13/2019 FY 2020 Budget 

06/12/2019 Employment Services - Individual Required Documentation Change

06/11/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - May 2019 Billing Report

06/10/2019 DDSN Operations Division Organizational Realignment

05/24/2019 Waiver Case Management Training Announcement

05/14/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - April 2019 Billing

05/17/2019 Final Planning Steps for Services Converting to a Fee-for-Service Model on July 1st, 2019

05/15/2019 Early Intervention (EI) Board Payment System Update

05/01/2019 National Core Indicators-Staff Stability Survey for All DDSN Providers of Adult Services

04/26/2019 Summer Supports Funding

04/11/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - March 2019 Billing Report and Guide to CM Reports

04/10/2019 EARLY INTERVENTION (EI) BOARD PAYMENT SYSTEM UPDATE

03/27/2019 Process Improvement Initiative - Waiver Enrollment (CS and ID/RD)

03/26/2019 HASCI Waiver Policy Update - Delegation of Skilled Nursing Task

03/19/2019 CM Market Rate Issue: Final Financial Break-Even Spreadsheets

03/15/2019 Transition Plan - Market Rate Case Management Issue

03/14/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - February 2019 Billing Report

03/14/2019 EARLY INTERVENTION (El) BOARD PAYMENT SYSTEM UPDATE

03/11/2019 Person Centered Thinking Training Announcement

03/08/2019 CM Market Rate Issue: DRAFT Financial Break-Even Spreadsheets

03/06/2019 Change in Record Retention Procedures

03/05/2019 Upcoming SCDHHS/SCDDSN Joint Training Sessions

02/12/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue - January 2019 Billing Issues

02/12/2019 EI Board Payment System Update - January 2019 EI Billing Reports

01/22/2019 Early Intervention (EI) December Billing Report 

01/16/2019 Significant Increase in Direct Support Professional (DSP) ANE Arrests in FY 2018

01/16/2019 Market Rate Case Management Issue-December 2018 Billing Reports

01/04/2019 Management of Consumer Funds – Stored Value Cards

12/18/2018 Therap Update and Case Management User Guide

12/17/2018 Market Rate Case Management Issue-November 2018 Billing Report

12/17/18 Early Intervention (EI) November Billing Report

12/06/2018 Market Rate Case Management Issue-October 2018 Billing Report

11/28/2018 Waiver Waiting List Reduction Initiative

11/21/2018 Update on Service Assessments for Respite and Personal Care for Medicaid Waiver Services

11/20/2018 Community Supports Waiver Renewal

11/14/2018 Early Intervention (EI) Payment System Update

11/7/2018 Simplify and Standardize Disseminating Important Information to Providers