This webinar guided agencies through the application process for an NPI number and also provided a general overview of its significance and utility. This web-based training is particularly important as HCBS providers must have either an NPI or MMIS number in order to bill for HARP services. All HCBS providers are eligible for an NPI number, under the "other community behavioral health" category. Getting an NPI number is the first step in preparing to bill managed care plans.
Understanding the basics of managed care and the changes in the current system for children and family services will help your Family Peer Support Services program prepare for sustainability and growth. This is the first of two webinars designed specifically to help FPSS programs learn the language of managed care and think about the steps needed to prepare.
Fiscal operations may require ongoing assessment and participation in the continuous quality improvement method to make certain that organizations are fiscally healthy and viable. Participants will gain knowledge in how to best manage fiscal change and health.