MHCP Enrolled Providers – Home and Community Based (HCBS) Waiver and Alternative Care (AC) Programs Services

The following page contains provider resources for the home and community based services waiver and alternative care programs.

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  • • June 21-22, 2017 - the Minnesota Age & Disabilities Odyssey conference at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC). For additional information visit the website at mn.gov/dhs/odyssey.
  • Attestation for HCBS rule settings: All MHCP enrolled providers who currently provide the following home and community-based waiver services must complete an attestation online form for each setting in which they deliver services: adult day services, day training & habilitation (DT&H), structured day, prevocational, customized living, adult and child foster care, and supported living services (provided in a licensed setting). You will receive the notice in your MN–ITS mailbox and through the U.S. Postal Service. You can also view the notice online at HCBS attestation letter.
  • Help understanding the Disability Waiver Rate System - DHS has created new training videos for understanding the Disability Waiver Rate System (DWRS) and the Rate Management System (RMS). These videos are available to providers and lead agencies. Please see the RMS User Manual Training Modules page for a full list of videos.
  • • DHS and its partners created the Developing Positive Support Transition Plans (DHS-6810C) as a guide to help expanded support teams develop positive support transition plans in compliance with Minn. Stat. §245D.06, subd. 8. Please review this document to understand the requirements related to developing your positive support transition plan.
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  • Provider News

    Provider Updates

    Training for Waiver Providers

    Provider Manual

    Additional Resources

  • MHCP Equipment & Supplies and Waiver Specialized Equipment and Supplies

  • Reporting Behavioral Intervention Incidents

    MN–ITS View/Access

    Enrollment Information

  • New Enrollment
  • HCBS Provider Enrollment Revalidation
  • Adding Services

  • Long-Term Services and Supports

  • HCBS Waiver and AC Provider Standards (WPS) – Initiative
  • “What’s New” page
  • Long-term services and supports rates changes
  • Disability waivers rate setting frameworks
  • MnCHOICES
  • Transition plan for home and community-based settings

  • Licensing

  • DHS Licensing
  • Home and Community Based Services – 245D License
  • How do I apply for a 245D-HCBS license?
  • Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

  • Additional Waiver Billing Resources

  • Submitting a MN-ITS Direct Data Entry Professional (837P) claim for Waiver and Alternative Care Services
  • MN–ITS Interactive COB Tab, Field Completion Guide
  • Long-Term Services and Supports Service Rate Limits (DHS-3945)
  • Telephone Numbers and Contacts

  • Adult Protection – Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center 844-880-1574  24 hours a days 7 days a week
  • MHCP Provider Call Center
  • MHCP Health Plan Provider Contact Chart
  • Minnesota County and Tribal Health Care Directory
  • • To report suspected fraud or abuse by a provider agency, rendering provider or MHCP recipient, contact the DHS SIRS section at:
  • DHS.SIRS@state.mn.us
  • • 651-431-2650 or 1-800-657-3750
  • • FAX: 651-431-7569
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