Applied Self-Direction

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).

Part 1 of the webinar... Read more

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

January 29, 2020
Member-only brass tacks payroll updates from January 2020.
December 13, 2019

In December 2019, Applied Self-Direction held a Preparing for Year-End 2019 Training webinar for FMS providers in self-direction. The training covered:

  • New in 2020: What you need to know about the changes to Form W-4
  • Proper... Read more
October 22, 2019

In accordance with the Cures Act, states have until November 30, 2019 to submit electronic visit verification (EVV) good faith effort extension requests to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This chart summarizes the... Read more

September 18, 2019

Member-only brass tacks payroll updates from September 2019.

August 27, 2019

In August 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an Informational Bulletin that addresses several major... Read more

July 19, 2019
Member-only brass tacks payroll updates from July 2019.
June 20, 2019

As the initial deadline for Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) implementation draws closer, many states have increased their efforts on stakeholder engagement. At the request of our members and other stakeholders, we developed an easy-... Read more


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