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Presentation to: Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) Providers
Presented by: BCW Technical Assistance Unit
Date: April 2012
Babies Can’t Wait
Obtain written informed parental consent for the evaluations and assessments
Obtain written parental consent to obtain and share information as necessary
The Service Coordinator is responsible for:
A.coordinating services across agency lines, providers and settings.
B.obtaining services and assistance to address their child’s needs.
C.facilitating and participating in the development of the initial IFSP.
D. all of the above.
Assisting in gaining access to services
Facilitating the timely delivery of services
Continuously seeking appropriate services
Coordinating evaluations and assessment;
Facilitating and participating in the development, review and evaluation of IFSP;
Assisting families in identifying available service providers and resources;
Coordinating and monitoring the delivery of available services;
Informing families of the availability of advocacy services;
Identifying and coordinating with medical and health providers; and
Facilitating the development of a transition plan.
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Means of participation
Inform family of participants
Assist family in identifying others
Review initial evaluation/assessment with family
Assure procedural safeguards are observed
IFSP meeting procedurally correct
Document is handled appropriately
Parental/legal guardian consent for EI services
Copy of IFSP to physician (PCP)
Enter IFSP in the Billing System within fivedays
The Service Coordinator is only involved in selecting services and he/she does not have to attend IFSP nor team meetings.
q True or q False
The Service Coordinator enters all IFSP information in the Babies Information and Billing System (BIBS) for each eligible child within ____ days of completion of all initial, annual, and periodic reviews.
A. 10 days
B. 45 days
C. 5 days
All service coordination will use a tiered/level of coordination
Family and team identify services in the initial IFSP
A tier service coordination worksheet is utilized
The Frequency and Intensity of services is identified
A Specific tier level of service coordination activity is assigned
Tiered Service Coordination must be reviewed every 6 months, but visits can be added as needed when appropriate
Frequency and intensity based on the child and family needs
Process to more effectively meet child and family’s needs
All service coordination is not implemented using a tiered/level of coordination.
q True or q False
The decision on the specific tier level of service is determined by:
A. Evaluation and Assessment results and the needs of the child and family
B. The Medicaid billing policy
C. The IFSP Team Leader
Assist in completing the Financial Analysis for Cost Participation Form
Ensure that the family understands their rights
Assure the family has information to access the services identified in the plan that they will access independently
Comply with SCEIs and CEU requirements
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Babies Can’t Wait Standards:
Babies Can’t Wait Program Standards Service Coordination (Case Management)
IDEA Part C Federal Regulations
PowerPoint HandoutBCW Standards: Service Coordination PowerPoint pdf
Public Law 108-446: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004