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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