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Update: Requirements for individuals using CDASS to transition to the Fiscal Employer Agent (F/EA) model

According to the Department of Health Care Policy and Finance, PPL would like to inform you that HCPF has received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for amendments made to four Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver programs effective August 1, 2016. 
 
The Brain Injury Waiver, Community Mental Health Supports Waiver, Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Waiver and the Spinal Cord Injury Waiver received approval to remove the Agency with Choice model from Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services. 
 
Waiver participants utilizing the Agency with Choice model are to transition to the approved Fiscal Employer Agent model by August 31, 2016. This deadline has now expired.  Public Partnerships is committed to your success and will continue to support you through this transition process. If you or your employees have not complete the Fiscal Employer Agent (FEA) transition paperwork, you must contact your PSS or PPL customer service at 1-888-752-8250 as soon as possible in order to remain in the CDASS program.

Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver programs effective August 1, 2016

 

On behalf of the Department of Health Care Policy and Finance (HCPF), PCG Public Partnerships would like to inform you that HCPF has received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for amendments made to four Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver programs effective August 1, 2016. 

The Brain Injury Waiver, Community Mental Health Supports Waiver, Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Waiver and the Spinal Cord Injury Waiver received approval to remove the Agency with Choice model from Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services. 

Waiver participants utilizing the Agency with Choice model are to transition to the approved Fiscal Employer Agent model by August 31, 2016. Public Partnerships is committed to your success and will continue to support you through this transition process. Please contact your PSS or PPL customer service at 1-888-752-8250 to check on the status of your enrollment to the new Fiscal Employer Agent (FEA) model.

Important message regarding previously paid time sheets.

In order to begin paying overtime, technical changes must be made in the IPOne portal.  This means Individual Providers will not be able to make adjustments to previously paid timesheets after June 12th 2016. Additional information will be provided regarding this functionality in the coming months. Please contact the IPOne call center at 844-240-1526 with any questions. 

Hot Tip of the Month: Mail in your Paper Timesheets

Hot Tip of the Month

Mail your Paper Timesheets to:

PPL Individual ProviderOne
PO Box 98698
Seattle, WA 98198

When you discover there is a mistake on your Paper timesheet DO NOT send in another timesheet unless directed by the call center. The second timesheet for the same pay period may be denied as a duplicate. The call center must make all paper timesheet corrections.

USCIS Form I-9 Changes

 

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released three short video vignettes for employees and employers that demonstrate how to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. As a service to Public Partnerships Employees, the information and resources are provided here. Watch the new Form I-9 videos and learn how to complete Sections 1, 2, and 3. Each vignette walks the viewer through the key steps in four minutes or less.

Please click here to view the I9 Videos directly on the PCG Public Partnerships site.

 

Please remember to name your employer the person you care for.