Page posted: 6/8/15
Page reviewed: 2/21/17
Page updated: 2/21/17
EIDBI administrative and clinical policies:
Each EIDBI provider agency is encouraged to:
This ensures the agency knows the policies and implements them as defined.
EIDBI administrative policies address the following areas of operations.
Cultural and language access
The provider agency should:
The provider agency should have fiscal procedures that comply with federal and state laws. Fiscal procedures include procedures for internal fiscal control and revenue collection.
Health and safety
The EIDBI provider agency should follow health and safety standards. For more information, see EIDBI – Health and safety standards.
The EIDBI provider agency should develop procedures for its staff. For more information, see EIDBI – Personnel.
The provider agency should have quality assurance procedures that demonstrate accountability to the people who receive services and their families. Quality assurance procedures should:
In the annual, confidential survey, questions, at a minimum, should ask about:
EIDBI clinical policies address the following areas of operations.
Clinical supervision is best practice in EIDBI treatment. For more information, see EIDBI – Clinical supervision.
Health service records
The EIDBI Benefit is a medical service, and therefore, the EIDBI provider agency must keep a health service record for every person it serves. For more information, see EIDBI – Health service records.
Provider qualifications, roles and responsibilities
There are five provider types eligible to deliver EIDBI services. For more information, see EIDBI – Overview of EIDBI providers.