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Upcoming Webinars

Kentucky Level of Care System (KLOCS)  

New Kentucky Level of Care System (KLOCS) is an electronic system that streamlines and automates the current level of care (LOC) paper process. Starting Aug. 3, 2020, all nursing and ICF/IID facilities and institutionalized hospice service providers will be required to use KLOCS to receive payment. LOC application administrators may attend a free two-part webinar series on KLOCS system functionality. Participants may ask questions during the live webinars. To accommodate provider schedules, the series will be offered on multiple dates.

All webinars are from 2:30-4 p.m. Eastern time 

Register for July 29-30, 2020

Important Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Information

SUD Ongoing Provider Training: Feb. 25, 2020
Overview of the provisional certification process and how to obtain certification for new SUD residential treatment providers enrolling with Medicaid

View the SUD Ongoing Provisional Certification Attestation Training

SUD Phase II Webinar: Nov. 6
SUD Phase II Implementation: Residential Provisional Certification webinar Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, from 1 – 3 p.m. Eastern time. We will provide a detailed overview of the provisional certification process and explain the timeline for obtaining the ASAM LOC. Access the webinar registration at Residential Provisional Certification Webinar.

View the Residential Provisional Attestation Form and Guide
View the Webinar and printable webinar
View the Webinar FAQ

SUD Residential Provider Calls: Bi-Weekly starting Oct. 17
We are starting a series of bi-weekly provider calls set to begin Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. These calls will provide an opportunity for providers to ask questions and discuss the upcoming SUD Phase II Implementation. Access the virtual call at Residential Provider Check-In.

Past Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Information

With Kentucky’s commitment to combatting opioid, alcohol and other substance dependencies in mind, the Department for Medicaid Services is implementing a new standard of care for substance use treatment. This new standard expands coverage and increases access to care for Kentuckians seeking recovery from substance use disorder. The key dates for the webinar are June 17 and 20.

Update: On Monday, June 17, DMS held the Substance Abuse Disorder 1115 Waiver Provider Webinar.

To advance Kentucky’s commitment to combatting opioid, alcohol and other substance addictions, DMS will enact a new standard of care to expand coverage and increase access to care for Kentuckians seeking recovery from substance abuse disorders.
Please review Webinar Information

Upcoming 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Webinars and Trainings 

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Training: 
 Tellus will host a series of user training sessions for Tellus EVV. The training sessions will cover three primary EVV functionalities. Training dates and topics are listed below. Attendees only need to attend one session date per topic. The training will be recorded and available for viewing on-demand as well.

  • Tellus EVV+ Mobile App
    • Audience: Direct service providers and participant-directed services (PDS) employees from provider agencies and financial management agencies (FMA) using Tellus EVV
    • Module Dates: Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 10, 17 and 24
  • Tellus EVV Supplemental Training for PDS Employees
    • Audience: PDS employees from FMAs using Tellus EVV
    • Module Dates: Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 10, 17 and 24
  • Tellus EVV Administrative Portal
    • Audience: EVV administrator(s) at provider agencis and FMAs using Tellus EVV
    • Module Dates: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4, 18 and 25
  • Tellus EVV Claims Portal
    • Audience: EVV administrator(s) at provider agencies and FMAs using Tellus EVV
    • Module Dates: Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Nov. 5, 12 and 19
Due to the COVID-19 state of emergency, all training sessions will be held online. Participants may register for the training modules and date(s) of their choice on the Tellus EVV training website.  

DMS is hosting a series of town hall meetings to familiarize stakeholders with Tellus EVV. A listing of upcoming town hall meetings and recordings of previous town halls are available on the DMS EVV website. To receive EVV updates, please subscribe to the DMS EVV email list

Past 1915(c) HCBS Waiver Webinars and Trainings