Posts made in November, 2013

11/26/2013 Update on Provider Payment Changes and Provider Enrollment into the State’s System

Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 in 2013 Changes, Provider Payment | 0 comments

Dear Providers, There continues to be a lack of timelines and details regarding the State’s move to take over payment to providers of brokerage services. Representatives from the Office of Developmental Disabilities Services promise there’s continued work on a solid plan, but as of right now they have produced no clear plans or feasible timelines. What we understand is this: Due to the lack of a transition process presently, payment will not be coming through the State effective January 1st, 2014   Brokerages will continue to provide your payment until an appropriate plan is developed and agreed upon. Given the amount of work left to do during implementation, our best...

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Notice to Providers Regarding Issues with State Payment System Changes and Processes

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in 2013 Changes, Provider Payment | 0 comments

Dear Personal Support Workers, Domestic Employees and Independent Contractors, Recently, there have been some mixed messages regarding the new State payment system and the Provider Enrollment Number you will need in order to access it – including what you need to turn in and to whom you should submit those items. Many of you have reported getting conflicting information from one contact person to the next. Once the brokerages were alerted to the issue by calls from providers, we quickly made contact with leadership at ODDS (Office of Developmental Disabilities Services) and the OHCC (Oregon Home Care Commission) to address the communication breakdown and resulting...

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