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Level III provider qualifications, roles and responsibilities

Date posted: 2/17/17

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Legal authority

CMS-approved state plan amendment (PDF), Minn. Stat. §256B.0949


To qualify as a Level III provider, a person must:

1. Be employed by an EIDBI provider agency

2. Complete the level III provider training requirements

3. Be age 18 or older

4. Meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • • Have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • • Be fluent in a non-English language to which at least 50 percent of the provider agency’s clients speak
  • • Have two years of experience as a primary personal care assistant (PCA), community health worker, waiver service provider, or special education assistant to a person with ASD or a related condition; the two years of experience must have occurred within the previous five years.
  • Roles and responsibilities

  • The level III provider must:
  • • Assure services provided take into consideration the person and family’s values, goals, preferences, culture and language
  • Document all services provided in the person’s case notes and/or health care record as specified in the EIDBI Policy Manual.
  • • Participate in data collection to document the person’s response to intervention and progress on targeted goals and objectives, and treatment outcomes
  • • Provide intervention services as determined necessary in the CMDE and identified in the person’s individual treatment plan (ITP), with fidelity to the treatment method or modality necessary to promote progress on targeted goals and objectives
  • • Receive required clinical supervision and intervention observation and direction, as identified in the person’s ITP.
  • Enroll with MHCP as a level III provider

    For information about how to enroll with Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) as a Level III provider, see MHCP Provider Manual – EIDBI provider enrollment.

    Additional resources

    EIDBI – Clinical supervision
    EIDBI – Intervention observation and direction

    EIDBI – Overview of EIDBI providers

    Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. (BACB®)

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