FMS Membership

For over a decade, we have offered membership for FMS entities. Membership provides a voice in policy issues, access to specialized information and resources, community and support, and opportunities for learning and development.

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Benefits of FMS Membership

Membership at Applied Self-Direction is open to Financial Management Services (FMS) entities serving self-direction programs. Membership benefits for FMS entities include:

  • Opportunities to provide feedback to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Labor (DOL), and other federal agencies
  • Up to 5 hours of member inquiries with Applied Self-Direction experts
  • Monthly "Talk to the Team" confidential call-in help sessions
  • Peer-to-peer learning opportunities
  • Advocacy for advancing and expanding self-direction
  • Online member forums, issue briefs, and policy workgroups
  • Exclusive email updates covering national and state policy and program developments
  • A password-protected online library with resources, reports, and practical tools
  • Member-only webinars and training, with content recorded for download
  • Discounted consulting rates for individualized projects
  • Written resources throughout the year on special topics and emerging priorities
  • Discounted registration for the National Self-Direction Conference

Join our community of self-direction leaders - together we'll transform self-direction through exclusive access to resources, collective wisdom, and a platform to propel best practices. Review the full list of FMS Member Benefits.

Member Pricing

The membership year runs from July 1st - June 30th. You may join at any point on a prorated basis for the remainder of the membership year.

Number of Participants
Annual Dues
>= 25,000$20,000
10,000 - 24,999$16,500
7,000 - 9,999$10,500
5,000 - 6,999$7,700
3,000 - 4,999$6,250
2,000 - 2,999$5,000
1,000 - 1,999$3,500
<=999$2,000

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