Providers should work directly with case managers to ensure the proper funding is selected. The case manager and their network should be a good source of knowledge regarding specific waivers and what is allowable. However, providers should not rely solely on case managers to have all of the specific waiver and funding information. It is important to go above and beyond and learn what is and what is not allowable under certain rate systems.
- Ex: who pays for internet and batteries?
In funding technology supports, waiver eligibility along with living situation and support options are taken into account to determine the specific rate framework.