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SCL Providers
Contact Information
275 E. Main Street 4CF
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-7700
Fax: (502) 564-0438

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Provider Development
Michelle Thomas
(502) 782-6227

New Provider Frequently Asked Questions

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When applying to be an SCL provider, does our agency need to be a Medicare-certified company?
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What are the differences between a Family Home Provider (FHP) and an Adult Foster Care (AFC) provider?
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What is the average time is takes to become certified as an SCL provider?
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How much time do I have to complete the process of becoming certified?
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What is the first step in becoming certified as an SCL agency?
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What does the reimbursement rate for residential supports cover?
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Are any transportation costs covered?
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If I want to provide day services (i.e., Adult Day Training or Children's Day Habilitation), is it necessary that I have a brick-and-mortar building?
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What area of the state has the greatest need?
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How hard is it to add a service in the future?
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Are providers who provide day program services or Adult Day Training allowed to provide other services to other clients at the same facility? An example is an ADT program that also provides private-pay day program services or ABI-waiver day program services.
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Do we have to apply for a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number or does that automatically occur?
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How do I obtain a check from the Nurse Aide Abuse registry?
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How do I obtain a check from the Central Registry?
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Whom do I contact to find out more information regarding the 5.5 percent provider tax for Support for Community Living (SCL) providers?
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Does the provider tax apply to those agencies providing Michelle P waiver services?
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Does someone receiving services through the Michelle P waiver have a limit/cap on their annual budget?
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Is becoming a provider of SCL supports the only way to become eligible to provide Michelle P waiver services?
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I want to care for someone in my home. What is the process for becoming a Family Home or Adult Foster Care Provider?
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What does "conflict-free case management" mean?
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Does an agency that is providing only case management need to address all policies outlined on the Policy and Procedure Checklist?
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If I am interested in providing only a single service, do I need to complete an entire enrollment packet?
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After I have attended New Provider Orientation – Level I, what is the next step?

Executive Director Qualification Requirements

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Can additional education (such as a master's degree) be substituted for the requirement to have two years of administrative experience, or vice versa?
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If I am a licensed therapist (occupational, physical or speech) and want to run my own company that provides nothing but therapy, do I still need to have the administrative experience?
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If my business partner has the administrative experience and I have the bachelor's degree, will this combination meet the requirements for the executive director?
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If I have experience running my own company, will this count and qualify me to be the executive director?
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If I have unpaid administrative experience, will this count
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Can I get certified and then find a qualified executive director?
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