First Steps Listserv
Subject: Provider Rate Schedule has been Updated
Source: Pam Thomas, Coordinator, First Steps Program
Intended Audience: First Steps providers
Date: October 29, 2012
In a recent review of the provider rates schedule that was posted on the First Steps website, it was determined that there were rates posted erroneously. The provider rate schedule has been updated to reflect the accurate rates for First Steps services.
The updated rates schedule is available online at: http://dese.mo.gov/se/fs/ProviderInfo.html
The following items are the only items that changed in the updated rate schedule.
ABA consultant - $17/unit for natural environment, $15/unit for special purpose center
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - $15/unit for natural environment, $13/unit for special purpose center
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) – $15/unit for natural environment, $13/unit for special purpose center
Psychologist - $17/unit for natural environment, $15/unit for special purpose center
Related costs (FCCA) - $2.50/unit for all settings