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May 25 2017
If possible, please be sure to mail your time sheets Friday, May 26th due to Monday’s holiday.
Independent Support Services provides Self-Directed Services and acts as the Fiscal Intermediary Service to people with developmental disabilities throughout the State of New York. By definition, Self-Directed Services in New York State, as approved by the Federal Courts for Medicare and Medicaid, is a Home and Community based Waiver (HCBS) service. Self-Directed Services is the major service option that supports the implementation of the Self-Determination philosophy of allowing individuals and their families to:
Independent Support Services as a Fiscal Intermediary Service is a voluntary, not-for-profit agency that acts as the fiscal and business agent for the person enrolled in Self-Directed Services. Independent Support Services does not provide direct services, but rather, as a Fiscal Intermediary Service agency, pays for the supports and services identified in the person's approved Self-Directed Services Plan and Budget. Independent Support Services functions as the official "Employer of Record" and has a Medicaid Provider Agreement approved by the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities.