Information for Providers
Business acumen is a way of understanding and dealing with business risks and opportunities that leads to better outcomes and serves as a tool for improved financial performance and leadership development. Through the continuous development of business skills and knowledge, business acumen supports individuals and organizations to make better decisions and have a positive impact on the individuals that they serve. Organizations with strong business acumen are able to assimilate information from different sources to make good business decisions quickly and devise appropriate strategies.
Recognizing the importance of business, Missouri state agencies applied for and were selected as one of five state teams for participation in the Disability Network Business Acumen Learning Collaborative. This effort is led by the national Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) in partnership with nine national organizations.
- Licensure and Certification
- Quality Enhancement Unit
Family Peer Support
In August 2018, the MO Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) disseminated a Provider Bulletin announcing changes and renewals approved by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for two different waivers, which included the MO Children’s Developmental Disabilities (MOCDD) waiver and the Partnership for Hope (PFH) waiver. Listed under the changes to PFH Waiver, readers are introduced to a new service called Family Peer Support Service.
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