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Rates Management System User Manual

Lead agency workers use the Rate Management System (RMS) tool to calculate payment rates for specific authorized services, which are then entered into Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS). This manual provides users of the RMS with operational information so they effectively use this tool.

Table of contents

Banding scenarios
Customized living, 24-hour customized living and residential care fields

Day service fields

Glossary

How-to use the RMS (Steps to entering a rate agreement)

Training modules

Residential fields

Service planning and authorization

Supported living services in settings with more than four people

Unit-based fields

Additional resources

What's new

4/22/16

Quick reference guide on business rules for residential staffing

Clarified when to use the business rules

4/20/16

Training modules

Added 26 new videos

4/20/16

Quick reference guide on business rules for residential staffing

New page

4/20/16

Quick reference guide on residential shared staffing hours for RMS input

  • • Changed title (formerly "Quick reference guide on foster care and supported living services (SLS) shared staffing hours for RMS input")
  • • Re-organized for clarity
  • • Added link to new residential daytime staffing hours worksheets
  • • Added link to new quick reference guide on business rules for residential staffing
  • • Replaced shared staffing examples with link to training modules
  • 4/20/16

    Quick reference guide on day services staffing ratios for RMS input

  • • Changed titled (formerly "Day services guidance for determining staffing ratios for RMS input")
  • • Re-organized for clarity
  • • Added link to training modules
  • 12/16/15

    Banding scenarios

    Added link to training modules and updated dates

    12/16/15

    Quick reference guide on banding and the DWRS

    Legislative updates and language clarification

    12/16/15

    Quick reference guide on consumer transportation for framework services in DWRS

    Legislative updates

    8/28/15

    Training modules

    New page

    8/3/15

    Banding scenarios

    2015 legislative updates

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    Quick reference guide on foster care and supported living services (SLS) shared staffing hours for RMS input

    2015 legislative updates

    7/28/15

    Quick reference guide on consumer transportation for framework services in DWRS

    2015 legislative updates

    3/4/15

    Supported living services in settings with more than four people

    New page

    3/3/15

    Service planning and purchasing page

    New page

    1/28/15

    Landing page

    Added link to new Rates Mentor Inquiry Form, DHS-7012 (PDF)

    12/16/14

    Residential fields

    Update to transportation section

    12/16/14

    Banding scenarios

    Updates for 2015 policy

    12/16/14

    Quick reference guide on banding and the DWRS

    New table of banding scenarios to help when using RMS to band

    11/10/14

    Day service fields

    Updates to:

  • • Total units section
  • • Total daily to/from DT and H transportation section
  • • Numbers of riders section
  • 11/10/14

    Banding scenarios

    Updates to process examples for manual banding and partial DT&H

    8/19/14

    Residential fields

    Update to individual RN and LPN hours section

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