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  • P2P Job Opening - Part-time Training Assistant

    Applications being accepted through 4:00 pm August 16, 2018 only! Are you looking for part-time work in a casual working environment, where you can help families access supports and resources while expanding your knowledge? If so, this might be the job for you. The part-time, 20 hours a week, Training Assistant position is in our Atlanta office, 12 months a year.  Applicant must be able to attend occasional evening and weekend meetings or events.  The pay range is $12-$15 per hour. Basic duties include: • Prepare training flyers • Coordinate and administer webinar trainings • Make and provide...

  • Georgia Participant Direction Advisory Group Seeking New Members

    The Georgia Participant Direction Advisory Group (GAPD) is looking for new members who are currently receiving NOW/COMP waiver services via the participant direction model, and who are interested in educating and advocating on behalf of individuals who are considering participant direction or who are participant directing NOW/COMP waiver services. Members meet 4 times per year in Macon and have an opportunity to provide input on waiver services, processes, and disseminate information to other constituents in their region. If you are interested in participating, please review the GAPD...

  • Bipartisan bill introduced to delay EVV

    On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of a provision contained in the 21st Century Cures Act requiring States to have Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) systems in place for personal care services by January 1, 2019. The Murkowski Brown legislation would delay the new Medicaid requirement for one year, until January 1, 2020. Cosponsors of the bill include U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MI), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Rob...

  • Federal officials have issued guidelines for Electronic Visit Verification

    The 21st Century CURES Act, enacted by Congress in December 2016, included a provision for “electronic visit verification,” or EVV, which requires that service providers electronically check in when providing in-home care to people with disabilities in order to prevent fraud. This week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued guidelines to help states comply with this upcoming Medicaid requirement.

  • EVV Readiness Survey

    The 21st Century Cures Act passed by Congress requires states to implement Electronic Visit Verification(EVV) for Medicaid-financed Personal Care Services by January 1, 2019 and Home Health Care Services by January 1, 2023. EVV is a technology (like an online time-sheet) that gathers time, attendance, and other care plan details, and is to be entered by a home care worker at the point of care. The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) created the following EVV Readiness Survey to gather details on your basic knowledge and readiness for the EVV implementation. Replies to the survey...

  • Ms. Morley called Parent to Parent looking for resources and information. She received more than she expected.

    Talking to our staff, she heard an experienced, compassionate voice that was able to support her and guide her to the help she needed. Please help us reach more families like the Morleys. DONATE NOW!        

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