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The New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities is shifting from a contract-based system of service reimbursement to a Medicaid-based, fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement system.

To receive regular updates please subscribe to our e-news bulletin, Division Update, by sending an email to with "Division Update Subscribe" in the subject line.

Questions? Contact the Fee-for-Service Help Desk:

Special Invitation Extended to New Service Providers!

With the launch of the Supports Program in July 2015 and implementation of the Medicaid-based, Fee-for-Service System anticipated to occur over the next 12-18 months, the Division is actively recruiting providers who have the interest and capacity to offer high quality services in the community to New Jersey adults (age 21 and older) with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We invite current and prospective providers and other community partners to review and share our New Provider Welcome Packet, which includes a link to the webinar, Providing Services in the New Jersey Developmental Disabilities System: A Primer for New Providers.

To learn more or to begin the application process, please visit the Division's Provider Portal page.

Supports Program Updates

• Draft Supports Program Policies and Procedures Manual Released

• Live Supports Program Q&A Sessions Offered - The Division is hosting a series of Live Supports Program Q&A Sessions to provide an opportunity for individuals, families, support coordination agencies, and providers to ask questions and share issues related to the launch of the Supports Program with Jennifer Joyce, Director, Supports Program and Employment Services.

Final Session: Friday, September 4, 2015 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Register Now for September 4 Live Supports Program Q&A Session

Accessing Services in the Fee-for-Service System

To access Division-funded services in the Medicaid-based, fee-for-service system, individuals must be enrolled on one of two Medicaid waivers: 

(1) Supports Program 
(2) Community Care Waiver (CCW)

To learn about the services available through these Medicaid waivers, please review the Supports Program service definitions, limitations and qualifications that are included in the draft Supports Program Policies and Procedures Manual, and the draft Community Care Waiver Service Definitions and Qualifications.

Become a Provider of Services in the Fee-for-Service System

To become a provide of Division-funded services in the new Medicaid-based, fee-for-service system, an agency or individual must complete the Combined Application to Become a Medicaid/DDD Approved Provider.

The Combined Application and additional information for prospective providers can be accessed through the Provider Portal.

Fee-for-Service Information / Resources

Request for Tier Assignment Form
Supports Program Policies and Procedures Manual
Community Care Waiver Service Definitions and Qualifications (Draft)
Fee-for-Service Rate Schedule: Quick Reference Guide
Fee-for-Service Rate Schedule: Detailed Report
2015 Graduates Aging Out of the School System Timeline
Related Links

Provider Portal (Combined Application to Become a Medicaid/DDD Approved Provider available here)
Support Coordination
Supports Program
Community Care Waiver (CCW)
Medicaid Eligibility and DDD
Day Habilitation Certification for Providers

Fee-for-Service Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Day Habilitation

Fee-for-Service Tools / Forms

Support Coordination

Support Coordination Agency Selection Form
List of Division-Approved Support Coordination Agencies
Selecting a Support Coordination Agency: Guide for Families (The Boggs Center)
Selecting a Support Coordination Agency: Guide for People with Disabilities (The Boggs Center)

Service Planning
Individualized Service Plan (ISP)
Person Centered Planning Tool (PCPT)

Fee-for-Service Webinars / Slide Presentations

•Providing Services in the New Jersey Developmental Disabilities System: A Primer for New Providers
(Webinar / Slides)

•Becoming an Approved Provider
(Webinar / Slides)
•DDD's System Reform: Understanding What It Means for Someone Currently Receiving DDD Services
(Webinar / Slides)

•DDD's System Reform: Understanding What It Means for Someone Entering DDD Services
(Webinar / Slides)   

•Completing the NJ Comprehensive Assessment Tool (NJ CAT) 
(Webinar / Slides)    

•Implementing the Rate Structure: Tiering in the Fee-for-Service System (Webinar / Slides)

•Implementing the Rate Structure: Tiers for Residential and Day Habilitation (Webinar / Slides

•How Is Case Management for DDD Services Changing? An Overview for Families of the Support Coordination Model in the New Fee-for-Service System (Webinar / Slides / Q&A for Support Coordination Webinar)

•Understanding the New Fee-for-Service System: An Overview for Individuals and Families 
(Webinar / Slides)

•Understanding DDD System Reforms: An Overview for Emerging Leaders in the Provider Community

•Update for DDD Providers on Fee-for-Service Rate Utilization 
(Webinar / Slides)

For information about the comprehensive rate-setting study commissioned by the Division, please visit the Fee-for-Service Rate-Setting web page.

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