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  • Invoice Summary of Services
  • Itinerant Billing Form - Monthly Summary
  • Itinerant Monthly Billing Form
  • Itinerant Monthly Billing Forms - Resubmission
  • Billing Form for IEP Evaluations
  • Billing Invoice Translation
  • Calendar-Billing/Payment Schedule
  • Increase/Decrease/Termination
  • Request for additional Evaluation
  • Parental Consent to Use Interventionist w Formal Plan of Supervision
  • Parental Consent to Use e-Mail
  • Parental Confirmation Form Letter
  • Incident Report
  • Record Of Injury

  • Explanation for delay /
    Interruption of Services
  • Community DayCares Health & Safety Survey NYSDOH
  • Home Health Safety Survey NYSDOH
  • EMERGENCY ALERTS TO Parents
  • 5 Day Interruption Notification-Therapist-EI
  • 30 Day Notification-Request for Removal from the case-Therapist-EI
  • Article 47 - Notification of Assignment of Professional Consultant
  • Parent Request for Early/Late Hours of EI Service



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    The following is a list of documents that must be submittend to Important Steps, Inc. in order to receive Home-Based Early Intervention cases.

    Please click on the links bellow to download the forms that must be filled out and sent or faxed to us.

    For W-2 Employees of Important Steps, Inc. please send or fax the following:

    For 1099 and incorporated contractors the following must send or faxed to us:
    • The requirements listed above.
    • Letter of Agreement
    • Worker's Compensation Insurance (or proof of ownership of corp.)
    • State Approval
    • IRS Taxpayer Identification Number (Supporting Letter)
    • W-9 Form

    You can FAX forms to (718) 882-2117 att: Human Resources 24 hours day, seven days a week.
    If you have any questions, please call our HR Director at (718)-882-2111 Ext. 103
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    Important Steps, Inc.
    Early Childhood Program



    Mandatory In-Service Training

    Date: December 7, 2017 (Thursday)
    Time: 4:00-6:00 pm (all disciplines) and 6:00-7:00pm - ABA only
    Location: St. Catharine Academy
    Address: 2250 Willamsbridge Road North, Bronx, NY 10461
    (Off Pelham Parkway, directions enclosed)




    Agenda:

    I. Topic: "Annual Medicaid Training"

           Presenter: Janet Reznik, MS. ED. Program Director & Rozaliya Abramova, MS. CCC-SLP/TSSLD, Director of QA & Compliance
    • Medicaid Compliance Policy-Revised
    • Fraud Prevention Unit
    • Medicaid Alerts
    • Medicaid List of Disqualified Personnel
    • Overview of Required by NYSDOH Paperwork


    II. Topic: "Picky Eaters VS Problem Feeders in Relation to Speech & Overall Development"

           Presenter: Rozaliya Abramova, MS. CCC-SLP/TSSLD, Director of QA & Compliance
    • Why do we need to learn about feeding problems and feeding therapy?
    • When and why do children become "picky" eaters?
    • What can affect feeding?
    • Medical/structural/physiological issues
    • Oral-motor skills
    • Positioning
    • Child’s or parent’s influenced factors
    • How is straw drinking like a weight lifting for the mouth and what is a proper way to drink from a straw?
    • Is there a relationship between gut health and developmental delays and what are the current "trends" in dietary interventions?
    • What can we do as professionals to help parents struggling with their children's feeding difficulties?


    III. Topic: "Annual ABA Training" - For ABA providers only (6pm-7pm)

           Presenter: Katarzyna Motylewicz, MS. ED., BCBA, NYS LBA, ABA Clinical Director
    • Revised ABA Policy: New CPT codes for ABA and Team Meeting Services
    • The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (ABLLS-R)
    • Data Collection:
    • - ABC recording
      - Direct observation: frequency, duration, latency, magnitude, topography
      - Percentage and rate recording
      - Interval recording and time sampling
      - Line graphs: phases, data points, data trends
      - Anecdotal recording / Data analysis
    • Certification and licensing in ABA Field

    This is a MANDATORY training for all Active Providers. RSVP by 11/21/17.
    We hope to see all of you as we will require to attend to continue service provision through Important Steps.


    Please feel free to bring your outstanding including Nov. of 2017 Billing Invoices.
    Please note that we will not accept billing for any dates as of Dec.1, 2017 during the in-service.




    In-Service Training Mandatory for Active Providers
    on December 7, 2017- Thursday


    First Name
    Last Name
    E-Mail
    Phone
    Discipline
    I will attend December 7, 2017 (Thursday) from 4:00-6:00 pm
    I will attend December 7, 2017 (Thursday) from 6:00-7:00 pm (ABA only)

    Questions/Issues to be discussed at the training:


    Please, RSVP by November 21, 2017 online,
    via faxing the form attached (to 718-882-2117, Attn: Alexia Volynsky)
    or emailing to Alexia@importantsteps.com

    Important Steps, Inc.
    Early Childhood Program
    Phone: (718) 882 - 2111
    Fax: (718) 882 - 2117
    information@importantsteps.com