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What is the CDS Option?
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What Do You, the Employer, or Your DR Do?
What Does the FMSA Do?
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What Does the Case Manager or Service Coordinator Do?
What Does the Service Planning Team Do?
It’s Your Choice
Your First Meeting with Your FMSA
What Your FMSA Agrees To
Developing Your CDS budget
Consumer Information and Approval (Page 1)
Employer Support Services Costs and Non-taxable Benefits§ (Page 4)
Service Backup Plans
Electronic Visit Verification
How to Look for People to Work for You
Tips for Interviewing
Hiring your Provider
To Be Completed Before the CDS§ Employer Hires a Provider
Forms to Be Completed When the CDS§ Employer Hires a Provider (At Time of Hire)
Hiring a Professional Provider
On-going Evaluation and Management of Your Provider
Providing Feedback to Your Staff
Evaluating Your Employee
Termination of Employment
Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
How to Recognize Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
What is Medicaid Recipient Fraud?
Who Can Report Fraud?
How can I report suspected fraud?
Appendix A: CDS Rules in the Texas Administrative Code (When you click on this link, it will open a new browser window to a page that is not on the DADS site)
Appendix B: HCS CDS Nursing Toolkit
Revised June 2015
Updated: May 27, 2016
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