How are INESA providers paid for services and fees?
INESA account holders will have access to their grant-funded account via an online portal through which they can research, select, and make payments directly to approved service providers. INESA providers must provide receipt to the parent of an eligible student or emancipated eligible student for each qualified expense charged for education or related service.
Types of approved service providers
- Qualified schools
- An individual tutor or tutoring agency
- An individual or entity that provides a service or therapy to a student with a disability as part of their individualized education program or service plan
- An individual or entity that offers a course or program to an eligible student
- Entities that provide student assessments
Types of Qualified Expenses
- Educational services
- Tuition and fees at an approved non-public school
- Private tutoring
- Paraprofessionals or educational aides
- Services or therapies as prescribed
- Tuition and fees to attend training programs and camps focusing on vocational, academic, life, independence, or soft job skills.
- Services contracted for and provided by an approved charter, magnet, public or non-public school, such as individual classes, extracurricular activities, or additional programs, resources, or staffing as part of the student’s individualized learning plan.
- Fee for service transportation to and from approved provider
- Fees for certain student assessments and examinations
- Fees for the management of the INESA account