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Developmental Disabilities

BDS provider application process

BDS is currently accepting applications for new Home and Community-Based Waiver providers. The announcement about the new provider approval process may be found by clicking here and the updated Approval Process Policy may be reviewed by clicking here. Please contact Celia Bartel for an application at

Process for adding temporary services/counties during COVID-19 public health emergency

Requirement: Provider must have been approved by BDS and OMPP prior to March 1, 2020.

Providers wanting to add a temporary service will email a request to

Temporary services during COVID-19

Service type Provider typeWaiver
Respite care services *Any BDS provider CIH & FS
Rent and food for unrelated caregiver  *Any BDS provider CIH
Structured Family Caregiving Any BDS provider CIH

*New provider type

BDS case management company application process

The state is not currently accepting applications to provide HCBS case management waiver services through BDS. In lieu of an application, a Request for Services has been announced for the delivery of waiver case management services on the Community Integration and Habilitation waiver, and Family Supports waiver.

Frequently asked questions regarding the Case Management Innovation have been developed for individuals / families, case management leadership and waiver services providers. Please review these questions and answers on the Case Management Innovation page.

For questions about the RFS submission process, please contact:

For general program questions about Case Management Innovation, please contact:

Provider and case manager monthly webinar

Notice of Action - Register or update NOA email(s)

Providers may register or update their NOA email address by clicking here. If a provider needs more than one address registered or updated, please submit a JIRA Help Desk ticket by clicking here. Instructions on how to register or update an email address, as well as how to submit a JIRA Help Desk ticket, are available at the links below:

Train-the-Trainer Core A/B Medication administration trainings


Rate methodology stakeholder webinar

In March 2019, FSSA hosted a stakeholder webinar to introduce its home- and community-based services rate methodology project. Additional stakeholder opportunities will be available as each division conducts its project as described in the webinar. Individuals may view the webinar recording and slides below: