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PA Child Abuse History Clearance

How to Submit an Application Online Submission. The Pennsylvania Child Abuse History clearance can be submitted and paid for online through the Child Welfare Information Solution (CWIS) self-service portal. Submitting an application online allows individual applicants to receive their results through an automated system that will notify them once their results have been …

Actived: Thursday Jan 1, 1970

Detail: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/KeepKidsSafe/Clearances/Pages/PA-Child-Abuse-History-Clearance.aspx

Health Care for Providers

Posted: (52 years ago) Health Care Compliance Plansfor Medical Assistance Providers. As an agency responsible for detecting fraudulent and abusive practices in the Medical Assistance (MA) Program, the Office of Administration's Bureau of Program Integrity strongly encourages the adoption of a compliance plan to prevent and detect violations of law or regulations.

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LIHWAP

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 04, 2022  · The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a new, temporary assistance program created by the American Rescue Plan Act. LIHWAP can help households that are in emergency situations maintain essential water access. Crisis situations include: Threat of termination of water service in the next 60 days.

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OMAP-Bureau of Fiscal Management

Posted: (52 years ago) Contact Information. Bureau Director: George Rhyne. Facsimile: 717-705-8112. Phone Number: BMCO/BFM Main Line 717-772-6300.

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County Mental Health System

Posted: (52 years ago) County Mental Health System. Community mental health services are administered through county Mental Health and Developmental Services (MH/DS) program offices. These offices are part of county government and are overseen by a county MH/DS administrator. The county MH/DS offices serve as a referral source. Most actual mental health services are ...

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Medical Assistance for Providers

Posted: (52 years ago) Medical Assistance. Welcome to the section of the DHS Web site containing information on how to conduct business with the Office of Medical Assistance Programs (OMAP). 1099 Information. Advances and Innovations - An Introduction. ASC-SPU - Medicare HMO Billing Instructions - UB-04. Billing for Tobacco Cessation Services.

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SNAP

Posted: (52 years ago) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps Pennsylvanians buy food. People in eligible low-income households can obtain more nutritious diets with SNAP increasing their food purchasing power at grocery stores and supermarkets. Those who are eligible receive an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) ACCESS Card to make food purchases.

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COMPASS - Department of Human Services

Posted: (52 years ago) MyCOMPASS PA. myCOMPASS PA is a mobile app for people living in Pennsylvania who have applied for or receive state benefits.. With this mobile app, you can: Look up your benefits wherever you are, at any time; Review any information you receive; Check the status of applications you submit

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Posted: (52 years ago) The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) was created to help renters dealing with financial challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For eligible households, the program offers rental and utility assistance to help Pennsylvanians avoid eviction or loss of utility service. ERAP was established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021.

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Waiver Information - Department of Human Services

Posted: (52 years ago) Waiver Information. Waivers offer an array of services and benefits such as choice of qualified providers, due process, and health and safety assurances. The name waiver comes from the fact that the federal government "waives" Medical Assistance/Medicaid rules for institutional care in order for Pennsylvania to use the same funds to provide ...

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Adult Protective Services

Posted: (52 years ago) May 05, 2021  · Adult Protective Services Do you suspect elder abuse or abuse of an adult with a disability? Call 1-800-490-8505. In 2010, the Adult Protective Services (APS) Law (Act 70 of 2010) was enacted to protect adults between the ages of 18 and 59 with a physical or mental disability that limits one or more major life activities.The APS Law establishes a program of …

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Apply for Benefits

Posted: (52 years ago) Not sure where to start? If you or someone you care for is in need of long-term services and supports but are unsure of where to start when searching for benefits, try the Information Referral Tool.A short questionnaire will point you toward the help you need based on your needs.

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Office of Long-Term Living Enrollment Services

Posted: (52 years ago) Office of Long-Term Living Enrollment Services Subsystem. The Office of Long-Term Living's (OLTL) Enrollment Services ECM module will be used by an enrollment services entity, DHS, and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) to manage the process to assist individuals in exploring and applying for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS).

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How to Apply

Posted: (52 years ago) How to Apply Physical HealthChoices There are four ways to apply for the Physical HealthChoices program: You can apply for or renew your Medical Assistance benefits online by using COMPASS.With COMPASS, you can also check your eligibility before you apply.

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ECIS Registration - Department of Human Services

Posted: (52 years ago) eCIS Registration Guide. Once your organization and its users have registered, you must use eCIS for information from the counties whose information has been transitioned. Client information for other counties will remain in CIS until their corresponding phase takes place. At the completion of Phase 4, all DHS information will only be ...

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Enterprise Case Management (ECM)

Posted: (52 years ago) Enterprise Case Management (ECM) Enterprise Case Management (ECM) is a new way to provide enhanced case management for the PA Department of Human Services and its business partners through the implementation of a common technology platform to help plan and deliver the people we serve improved services for DHS-supervised programs including, but not limited to, …

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SNAP for College Students

Posted: (52 years ago) SNAP for Low-Income College Students The Department of Human Services (DHS) and Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced a temporary change in eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), expanding eligibility to certain college students who qualify based off their families’ income but normally would be ineligible for the …

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SNAP Older Adults - Department of Human Services

Posted: (52 years ago) Apply online or in-person. There is a shortened, two-page application for Pennsylvanians 60 or older and/or with disabilities and no earned income. Apply online using COMPASS. When you input your information, the system will provide you with a simplified application. If you run into problems, call the COMPASS Helpline at 1-800-692-7462.

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FAQ-Services Rendered Through ODP Waiver

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 04, 2020  · Shift Nursing may be provided as a discrete service during the provision of Residential Habilitation, Life Sharing, and Supported Living services when the following occurs: The provider’s current nurse is diagnosed with COVID-19 and the provider has been unable to contract with a nurse from an agency to fill the role; or.

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Medical Assistance - Department of Human Services

Posted: (52 years ago) Medical Assistance, also known as Medicaid, pays for health care services for eligible individuals.

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OMAP-CHIP Self Attestation on Applications and Renewals

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 21, 2021  · Self-Attestation. During the course of the COVID-19 public health emergency, and at the state’s discretion, CHIP is allowing families who are unable to provide verification of application or renewal verification the ability to self-attest to the information on the application. Self-attestation is asserted by signing the application.

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OMAP-QTIP241-Prior Authorization Changes to MA

Posted: (52 years ago) Issued: May 7, 2020. To reduce the burden on providers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Human Services will be changing the authorization requirements for certain services. These changes will be implemented in the Medical Assistance Fee-for-Service Program (MA FFS) and the Physical Health and Community HealthChoices ...

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Restoration of Provider Revalidation Requirements

Posted: (52 years ago) May 31, 2021  · The Department will reinstate provider revalidation requirements effective June 1, 2021, as described above. All other provider enrollment temporary flexibilities described in Quick Tip 240 remain in effect at this time, pending further notice from the Department specific to those flexibilities. For questions regarding provider enrollment ...

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Supportive Housing - Department of Human Services

Posted: (52 years ago) Supportive housing is a successful, cost-effective combination of affordable housing with services that helps people live more stable, productive lives. Supportive housing works well for people who face the most complex challenges—individuals and families who have very low incomes and serious, persistent issues that may include substance use ...

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Article

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 12, 2020  · DHS is accepting LIHEAP Recovery Crisis applications through August 31, 2020. To apply, visit the COMPASS website or request a paper application by calling 1-877-395-8930. Paper applications can be mailed to the County Assistance Office. You do not need to know your eligibility for a program to apply for it.

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OIM-Bureau of Employment Programs

Posted: (52 years ago) Bureau of Employment Programs. Manages DHS efforts to assist public assistance recipients to prepare for, secure, and retain employment. Manages employment and training-related policy and procedures that are administered by the CAO. Develops and maintains the Commonwealth Workforce Development System (CWDS), operates the CWDS Help Desk and ...

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OLTL-Temporary Changes to CHC 1915c Waiver

Posted: (52 years ago) Purpose. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved temporary changes to the Community HealthChoices (CHC) 1915 (c) waiver beginning March 6, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Approval of these changes is covered under Appendix K, Emergency Preparedness and Response, which states may use during emergency situations to ...

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COVID-19 Guidance

Posted: (52 years ago) COVID-19 guidance from the PA Department of Human Services. DHS COVID-19 Data • DHS Online Tool • PA COVID-19 Guide Additional information is available for health care professionals and facilities from the PA Department of Health and for students and educators from the PA Department of Education.

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OCDEL-Keystone STARS Designation Maintenance

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 21, 2020  · Facility will reopen at same STAR level designation they held at the time of their temporary closure. Facility will maintain their current placement on the Keystone STARS 3-year designation cycle including current expiration date. PROTOCOL #2: The facility will reopen before their current Keystone STARS designation has expired.

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Feedback Form - Department of Human Services

Posted: (52 years ago) DHS Press Office. County Assistance Offices. Helpful Phone Numbers. DHS Offices. Feedback Form. For Providers. For Providers. Sort by Industry. Clearances and Licensing.

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Contact Us

Posted: (52 years ago) Contact Us. Do you receive CHIP or have questions about applying for coverage? Call 1-800-986-KIDS (5437) For other inquiries, please use the CHIP contact form.

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Intellectual Disabilities Find Provider

Posted: (52 years ago) If you are having difficulty locating provider information, you can contact your local County Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities office for further information, or call the ODP HelpLine at 1-888-565-9435 (1-866-388-1114 for hearing impaired individuals) for assistance. Supports Coordination is a critical service that involves the primary ...

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Developmental Programs Billing

Posted: (52 years ago) Developmental Programs Provider Billing and Payment. In order for the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) direct service providers to receive payment for waiver-funded services rendered, they are required to submit their claim transactions through PROMISe (Provider Reimbursement and Operations Management Information System in electronic format).

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Refugee Cash Assistance Program

Posted: (52 years ago) Refugee Cash Assistance and Moving to Independence. The Department of Human Services (DHS) is dedicated to helping low-income families and individuals living in Pennsylvania move to independence through the Refugee Cash Assistance Program, which provides money for up to eight months from the date of entry into the United States for refugees who do not meet …

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Behavioral Health

Posted: (52 years ago) Opens In A New Window. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

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MA Provider Compliance Hotline

Posted: (52 years ago) MA Provider Compliance Hotline 1-866-379-8477. The MA Provider Compliance Hotline, established by and located in the DHS Bureau of Program Integrity, is designed to provide easy access for reporting suspected fraudulent and abusive practices by providers in fee for service and managed care within the Pennsylvania MA Program.The Hotline is staffed with medical …

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OCDEL Ending of Child Care Certification Suspensions

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 24, 2021  · This announcement serves as the notification that Announcement C-20-04 Revised Suspension of Regulatory Requirements for Certified Child Care Facilities During theCOVID-19 Pandemic. Opens In A New Window. has been updated with a sunset date (end date) of Sept. 30, 2021. OCDEL also issued Frequently Asked Questions: Guidance for …

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MA Bulletins Program Integrity

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 19, 2008  · MA Bulletins Relating to Program Integrity. Providers are required to comply with all Medical Assistance bulletins that are available on the DHS Web site and can be accessed on the Bulletin Search page. Some bulletins that specifically deal with regulatory compliance and other issues related to Program Integrity are listed here for your convenience.

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Individual Support Plan (ISP)

Posted: (52 years ago) Individual Support Plan. The Individual Support Plan (ISP) provides details about what is most important to an individual with intellectual disabilities so that everyone involved in supporting that individual can focus on those areas. Developed through a Person Centered Planning Process (PCP), the ISP collects information concerning personal ...

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OLTL-Interim Guidance for PCH ALR ICF

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 11, 2022  · Terms are defined for the purposes of this guidance as follows: "Care Plan" refers to the Care Plan or Support Plan required by the Department's Office of Long-Term Living or Office of Developmental Programs. For Personal Care Homes (PCHs) and Assisted Living Residences (ALRs), the Support Plan is a written document that describes for each resident …

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How To Apply FAQ

Posted: (52 years ago) Apply by Phone. Call the CHIP helpline at 1-800-986-KIDS (5437) and select Prompt No. 2, then select Prompt No. 1 for application assistance. A CHIP customer service representative will assist you with applying for CHIP insurance over the phone. Completed applications are submitted immediately and directly. Apply by Mail.

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2022 Proposed Waiver Amendments

Posted: (52 years ago) These proposed changes are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2022. As part of this process, ODP is seeking your valuable feedback and comments on the proposed waiver amendments. These proposed changes are available for public comment from October 16, 2021 to November 15, 2021. Please use the following links to access the proposed waiver ...

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CHIP Enrollment

Posted: (52 years ago) CHIP Enrollment by County. To find the current number of members enrolled in CHIP in your area, find your county via the list below. NOTE: Enrollment in CHIP has seen a decline over the past few months with enrollment dropping to 145,745 in January from just over 147,486 children in December. This drop is primarily due to families moving from ...

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Roles Responsibilities of CCYA Education Liaisons

Posted: (52 years ago) Roles and Responsibilities. Individuals identified as the CCYA Liaison should have the capacity (time, access to resources) to adequately fulfill the anticipated roles and responsibilities as designated by the CCYA to ensure educational stability, best interest, and school success of students in foster care. *Although each CCYA must appoint a ...

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OLTL-Medication Administration Training Alternative for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 10, 2020  · DHS COVID-19 PROVIDER GUIDANCE // OLTL. Temporary Medication Administration Training Alternative for Personal Care Homes and Assisted Living Residences and Certified Trainer Extension

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