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
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) Town Halls: To prepare stakeholders for the shift to EVV, DMS is offering a series of information town hall sessions on Tellus EVV. The meetings will be held via Zoom at the dates and times listed below. For meeting links, visit the DMS EVV website.
- July 15, 10 - noon Eastern
- Aug. 5, 10 - noon Eastern
- Aug. 19, 10 - noon Eastern
- Sept. 2, 10 - noon Eastern
- Sept. 18, 10 - noon Eastern
- Oct. 14, 10 - noon Eastern
- MWMA Critical Incident Training: Beginning in fall 2020, DMS will require all 1915(c) HCBS waiver providers to report incidents via MWMA. Training sessions for case managers will be held via Zoom on Sept. 11, 18, 28, 29 and 30. Times are to be determined. Case managers only need to attend on training date. They will receive an invitation to register for training later this summer.
- MWMA DSP Training: Beginning in fall 2020, DMS is expanding MWMA access to all 1915(c) HCBS waiver direct service providers (DSPs). Each provider agency must designate one to three individuals to attend an MWMA Train the Trainer session. Participants will be responsible for training other MWMA users at their provider agency location. Providers should complete the Provider Contact Information Training Survey to identify those who will participate in the training. Train the Trainer sessions will be held via Zoom on Sept. 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23 and 24. Follow-up question-and-answer sessions will be held on Sept. 11, 18, 25, 28 and 30. Individuals will only need to attend one Train the Trainer session. Question-and-answer sessions are optional. The individuals identified on the Provider Contact Information Training Survey will receive an invitation to register for training later this summer.
Past 1915(c) HCBS Waiver Webinars