Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Selects Therap as Integrated Waiver Alignment
WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT, USA, October 14, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Therap Services, LLC is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract from the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) to provide services to configure, develop and implement a therapeutic services solution for states as an integrated waiver alignment and modernization system for DIDD to support the agency’s work serving people with intellectual disabilities and developmental. This contract adds to the list of more than 20 state contracts that Therap works with to provide its complete solution.
With its proven case management system, Therap will provide DIDD with a tool to effectively capture the unique needs of those currently served, accelerating the implementation of a results-driven service delivery system while fostering independence and community integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the state.
“We are extremely honored and delighted to have been selected by the State of Tennessee to implement our people-centric, data-centric solution,” said Barry Pollak, Southeast Regional Director of Therap . “We believe that all stakeholders will benefit from the secure and transparent solution that Therap will offer to Tennessees with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We look forward to working with Tennessee DIDD to achieve our common goals of improving lives and increasing access to services across the state. “
Therap’s comprehensive assessment and case management tools will propel DIDD towards its mission of achieving a single, transparent and people-centered service delivery system.
“The vast knowledge and experience that Therap brings to the table makes him an ideal partner for DIDD as we move towards a single system for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” said DIDD Commissioner Brad Turner . “Therap will not only provide us with an opportunity to streamline internal and external business processes, but it will give the department and suppliers insight into the results that will ultimately improve the quality of life for the people we support. ”
Together, Therap and DIDD are preparing to roll out this new integrated waiver alignment. Over the next few months, stakeholders will be informed of the next steps for a successful implementation process.
Therap Services, LLC provides secure web-based documentation, communication and electronic billing services to over 7,000 home and community service providers across the United States, as well as to over 20 IDD care systems and early intervention by state government. This includes a certified EHR, HIPAA-compliant Medicaid and private billing, service documentation, and secure communication and data sharing among all stakeholders, including families and self-advocates.
About the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities:
The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) is the state agency responsible for overseeing services and support for Tennesséens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Every day, the department strives to help approximately 12,000 people lead fulfilling and fulfilling lives through Medicaid Home and Community Services (HCBS), state-run ICF / IIDs, and the Medicaid Relief Program. family support. DIDD also provides services to children from birth to age three with disabilities or developmental delays through the Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) and to children under 18 with disabilities or with complex medical needs. via the Katie Beckett program. The department helps all Tennesséens with intellectual and developmental disabilities live the life they envision for themselves by ensuring that people are free to exercise their rights, engage in their wider communities and to enjoy optimal health. DIDD is the first state service delivery system in the country to receive the Council on Quality and Leadership Accreditation of Person-Centered Excellence. He was also recognized as a national leader in his efforts to increase competitive and community employment outcomes for people with disabilities and his commitment to enhancing independence through enabling technology.
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