Applied Self-Direction

July 28, 2020

We have compiled self-direction questions and answers with our advice based on our understanding of the HHS published guidance for the Provider Relief funding, General Distribution Phase 3. This resource was updated on October 27, 2020.

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July 23, 2020

In collaboration with Granite State Independent Living, Applied Self-Direction created a case study to better understand how individuals who self-direct are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic. When we compared self-directing individuals who are... Read more

July 13, 2020

On July 13, 2020, Applied Self-Direction recorded a FFCRA Tax Filing Update for members. The recording is available online and the slides and sample Assignment Agreement (... Read more

June 2, 2020

Applied Self-Direction developed a guide for Fiscal/Employer Agents for how to report FFCRA payments and claim tax credits on the new IRS Form 941 and Schedule R. The guide was written using the current draft versions of both... Read more

May 28, 2020

In May 2020, Applied Self-Direction hosted a member webinar on the taxability of Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) wages for Federal and State unemployment purposes (FUTA and SUTA). The slides are available under File(s).

April 30, 2020

On April 29, 2020, Applied Self-Direction hosted an Open Forum on COVID-19 responses for our Program, FMS, and MCO members. During the forum, we polled our members on a number of FFCRA topics. The poll results are available under File(s).

April 10, 2020

We created a member-only Google document for questions and answers related to FFCRA. This document will be updated... Read more

April 2, 2020

In early April 2020, Applied Self-Direction held a two-part member webinar on Paid Emergency Sick and Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for Self-Direction in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

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March 26, 2020

One of the many challenges associated with the coronavirus is that direct care may not be able to be provided as it normally is. Applied... Read more

March 25, 2020

Given the number of states issuing Shelter-in-Place orders requiring non-essential workers to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak, we created a template identification badge and letter for Financial Management Services (FMS)... Read more


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