Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS) Rebid Information
The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Department) is beginning the process to rebid the Financial Management Services (FMS) contract for the CDASS service delivery option in 2014 and we are interested in hearing your ideas.
Background: CDASS is a service delivery option under specific Home and Community Based Services waivers. Medicaid funds are allocated for participant management of attendant services. Attendants under the CDASS service delivery option are employed by the CDASS participant. The FMS Contractor performs criminal background checks on attendants and provides various programmatic support services such as personnel and accounting services and skills training. The contract utilizes a per-member-per-month (PMPM) payment methodology.
To develop the best services possible, all ideas are needed. The Department may not be able to use every idea in the new contract, but all ideas will be reviewed and considered. When providing feedback, please also think about the following questions:
The deadline for sending your feedback is Friday, June 14, 2013. This is the first of several opportunities to participate in the design process.
At the end of the stakeholder input period, the Department will publish a summary of the input received. A link to this information will be available on this page by approximately mid-July.
Estimated Timeline for the RFP Process