Exciting Updates from Consumer Directions! Consumer Directions is and will continue to be a leading FSE (Fiscal Support Entity), as we have been awarded the FMS (Fiscal Management Services) Contract so that we are able to continue to provide services to you, as our state begins to transition FSE’s to FMS Providers.
Consumer Directions Becomes an FMS Provider
Due to our outstanding leadership in Financial Management Services, we are pleased to announce that Consumer Directions has been awarded a FMS contract and will continue to provide services to you. In order to be awarded this contract, very high and rigorous standards were required to be met.
Excellence in Financial Management Services Award
Consumer Directions was recognized nationally and voted best in the nation for the Excellence in Financial Management Services award as presented by Applied Self Direction. We were nominated for this award based on our exemplary leadership of FMS functions in the self-direction program. We have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to service and quality that is recognized nationally by both our colleagues and the people we serve. You can view our nomination at: http://www.appliedselfdirection.com/excellence-financial-management-services-shantel-jaszcak
What does this mean for you?
- Everything will continue for you as is. It will be the same services, with a new name.
- We have begun implementing a new software required by the FMS Contract; it is software specifically designed for CDCS and CSG. As we transition, your spending report will have a new look. We will help you to understand it and you will be able to use it as a tool to help you better manage your funds within your budget.
- E-timesheets and online spending portals coming shortly!
Call with any questions. As always, we welcome feedback.
Here at Consumer Directions you are our #1 reason that we do what we do.
December 29, 2015
If you are a caregiver for someone on a Medicaid waiver (i.e. CDCS, 245D Basic Respite and Personal Supports) and you live with the individual your wages may be specifically excludable from gross income under IRS Section 131, issued January 3, 2014. To take advantage of this new law you will need to contact your tax professional and re-submit your taxes for the prior years. Please act now to receive your benefits. Click on the link below for more information