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Colorado Billing Overview

Join our upcoming webinar on Billing overview for the users in Colorado scheduled for November 21, 2019, at 12:00 pm MST/2:00 pm EST. Our Therap experts Brent Hessee and Susan Allen will walk you through the webinar and answer questions that you might have.

In this webinar, they will cover an introductory overview of Billing in Colorado. The attendees are about to discover the key secret to increasing productivity, streamlining administrative tasks and becoming audit-proof.

In this webinar you will learn the five steps of Billing:

  • How to become audit-proof
  • Review the four data collection methods to produce billing
  • Review of Service Authorizations
  • Review of Utilization Reports
  • Review of Claim Management and Reporting
    • Unclaimed
    • Claim Aging
    • Reconciliation
  • Quick Peek of Billing Tools
    • Bulk Rate Change update
    • Manual Payment Posting
    • Invoice Billing

Click here to register for the webinar. Click here to know more about what Therap has in store for the users in Colorado.

User Group Meeting for Users in California

User group meeting for users in California is coming to an area near you soon! The user group meeting is scheduled to be hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego – Mission Valley on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PST). There is no cost associated with this meeting. The user group will be hosted and conducted onsite at the DSN Annual Meeting in San Diego. 

Click here for onsite registration.

Click here for online registration.

Know the hosts:

Stan Higgins joined Therap in 2018 as a Business Development Consultant. He has worked in the Developmental Disability field since 1998. Stan served as the Executive Director of an agency in Sonoma County, CA which provided Supported Living, Independent Living, Day Program, Transportation, Residential, Job Placement and Recreation services for adults.

Brent Hessee joined Therap in 2011. He began working in the field as a Direct Support Professional and has worked in multiple facets of an organization for 10 years. Brent began his career at Therap as a Training and Implementation Specialist. He has trained over 15,000 people on how to effectively implement Therap at their organization and has witnessed the positive effect that Therap can have in the transformation of an agency. 

Click here to join this meeting onsite and/or click here to join this meeting online.

User Group Meeting in Alaska

Join our upcoming user group meeting for the users in Alaska scheduled for September 25, 2019, at 9:30 pm EST/6:30 pm PST. The user group will be led by our Therap expert Kevin and Robin. They will walk you through therap modules and answer questions that you might have.

Discussion Topics:

  • Introductions and Overview
  • Release Notes
  • Electronic Visit Verification/Scheduling
  • Alaska Specific Information/Updates
  • Therap National Conference: Denver, Colorado Jan 28 – Jan 30, 2020
  • Bring your questions!

Know the hosts:

Kevin Dierks is currently working as the Therap Regional Director- Pacific Rim. He joined Therap’s Business Team in 2009. He has worked supporting people with developmental disabilities and the communities and systems since 1990. His experience has taken him from the front lines of program delivery to program management and systems change. He has been involved in National, Federal, State and community level public research and initiatives involving public health, disability, technology, and human services.

Robin Forbes is a Training & Implementation Specialist here at Therap Services. She joined the Therap Services West Team in 2018. She has over 25 years of experience working in the I-DD field in Delaware and Colorado. She began her career in this field as a DSP and worked her way up through management and oversight of residential, day program, employment and community services. Robin received a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Health Care Administration in 1999 from Wilmington College.

Click here to register for the user group.

Click here to know more about what Therap has in store for the users in the state of Alaska.

User Group Meeting for the Users in Hawaii

Join our upcoming Hawaii User Group meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 10:00 AM (HST). The user group will be led by our Therap expert Kevin Dierks. He will walk you through modules and answer questions that you might have.

Therap has been supporting service provider agencies in Hawaii since 2007, and to date over one thousand individuals with disabilities and seniors in Hawaii have been supported by an agency that uses Therap’s Electronic Documentation and Communication tools, and over one thousand staff have been trained to use the system successfully. This includes the full spectrum of services in Hawaii meeting State requirements and increasing quality and operational efficiency.

Agenda for the user group:

  • Introduction to Therap
  • Example of Hawaii’s IP created in Therap – discussion
  • What’s New in Therap?
  • Electronic Visit Verification Updates
  • Employment History
  • Reminder: 2020 National Conference: Denver, Colorado January 28th-30th
  • Therap Questions!

Know the host:

Kevin Dierks is currently working as a Therap Regional Director- Pacific Rim. He joined Therap’s Business Team in 2009. He has worked supporting people with developmental disabilities and the communities and systems since 1990. His experience has taken him from the front lines of program delivery to program management and systems change. He has been involved in National, Federal, State and community level public research and initiatives involving public health, disability, technology, and human services.

Click here to join the user group meeting from your mobile, PC, Laptop or tab.

Click here to know more about what Therap has in store for the users in Hawaii.

Regional conference in Bend, Oregon is just a week away!

Have you booked your seat yet?

Only one week remaining for the Regional Conference in Bend, Oregon! The conference is scheduled for August 20, 2019, and will be held at Riverhouse on the Deschutes. This is going to be a one-day event full of sessions by Oregon Therap experts and it will give you a chance to network with your counterparts from across the state.

The discussion will include:

  • Billing Electronically with Therap and eXPRS
  • EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) – making it work in Oregon
  • Better Goal and Outcome Tracking
  • Better Behavior Data
  • Data Security and Protection
  • Organizational and Program Performance Tracking
  • Mobile Workforce Management
  • Health Tracking and Medication Management
  • Work smarter

Our Therap experts Kevin Dierks, Seanette Smith, Jody Traina, Dawn Gilder, and Kristen Staiert will walk you through the conference and answer the questions that you may have.

Click here to register for the conference.

Click here to visit our Oregon state page.

Regional Conference in Bend, Oregon is Knocking at Your Door!

We are very happy to announce the Regional Conference in Bend, Oregon for 2019. The conference is scheduled for August 20, 2019, and will be held at Riverhouse on the Deschutes. The conference is going to be a one-day event full of sessions by Oregon Therap experts and it will give you a chance to network with your counterparts from across the state.

Have you booked your seat yet?

The discussion will include:

  • Billing Electronically with Therap and eXPRS
  • EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) – making it work in Oregon
  • Better Goal and Outcome Tracking
  • Better Behavior Data
  • Data Security and Protection
  • Organizational and Program Performance Tracking
  • Mobile Workforce Management
  • Health Tracking and Medication Management
  • Work smarter

Our Therap experts Kevin Dierks, Seanette Smith, Jody Traina, Dawn Gilder, and Kristen Staiert will walk you through the conference and answer the questions that you may have.

Click here to register for the conference. Click here to visit our Oregon state page.

State Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico

We are very happy to announce the New Mexico state conference in Albuquerque for 2019. The conference is scheduled on May 21-22, 2019 at the Isleta Resort & Casino. It is going to be one and a half day event of sessions by New Mexico Therap experts and a chance to network with your counterparts from across the state.

The event will be a good place to learn about recent developments in the Therap system, as well as individual support documentation and reporting, electronic health records (EHR) and training management from the technology leader in the developmental disabilities field. The training intensive event will include beginner, intermediate, and advanced level sessions conducted by Therap experts on various Therap modules.

Know the hosts:

Calvin Christensen joined Therap in 2014. He is a Business Development Consultant here at Therap. He began working in the mental health and developmental disabilities field in 2010. Calvin worked for an agency in Nebraska who provided services to adults who were considered high risk. Through this experience, Calvin gained a true understanding of how to provide services to individuals in the least restrictive environment possible.

Sarah Christiansen is currently a Senior Training & Implementation Specialist at Therap Services. Sarah Christiansen joined the Therap team as a Training Specialist in 2015. She has been working in the DD and Mental Health field since 2009. What drew Sarah to the human services field was the opportunity to help people find and explore their passions and enjoy the best quality of life possible.

Deborah Hibbard Brito is a Senior State Training & Implementation Specialist here at Therap. she has had a unique path to joining Therap Services. She began working in the Mental Health field in 1995 after graduating from Houghton College, NY with a Bachelors of Science degree with a major in Outdoor Recreation and Camp Administration and a minor in Psychology.

Click here to save your seat.

User Group Meeting for Washington Users

Therap users in Washington are invited to join us for a discussion on Washington specific issues, concerns and any upcoming changes in regulations from the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) of Washington.

Join our upcoming quarterly User Group meeting for users in Washington which will take place at Kittitas Interactive Management, 6 S 2nd Street, 5th Floor, Yakima, WA 98902. You may also join the user group meeting online by clicking here.

Scheduled topics to discuss:

  • New Features/System Updates
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Self Password Reset
  • Report Library
    • New Module Role: Assigned Report View
    • Assign Users to Report
    • Assign Reports to User
  • Crosswalking documentation to make audits easier
  • Medication Review
  • Scheduling/EVV Module
  • National Conference for 2019
  • Bring your questions, and we will review them!

Therap has been supporting community service provider agencies and vendors in the State of Washington since 2007, and currently, thousands of individuals with disabilities in Washington are being supported by agencies that use Therap’s Electronic Documentation and Communication tools.

Click here to register for the user group meeting onsite and click here to register for the user group meeting online.

User Group Meeting for Colorado User

Join our user group meeting for the users of Colorado scheduled on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (MST). Brent and Sarah will walk you through the new features of the modules and will answer all your questions. The meeting will be held at the Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (DDRC). Click here to register for the meeting and save your seat! You can also join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking here.

The user group will cover the following:

  • New features/system updates
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Self Password Reset
  • Report Library
    • New Module Role: Assigned Report View
    • Assign Users to Report
    • Assign Reports to User
  • Crosswalking documentation to make audits easier
  • Medication Review
  • Scheduling/EVV Module
  • National Conference for 2019

Know the Presenters:

Brent Hessee is currently a Business Development Consultant who joined Therap in 2011. Brent began working in the field as a Direct Support Professional and has worked in multiple facets of an organization including Supported Living Services, Residential Services, and also was the Director of a Day Program for 10 years.

Sarah Christiansen is a Senior Training & Implementation Specialist here at Therap. She joined Therap Services back in 2015. She has been working in the DD and Mental Health field since 2009.

Click here to join our onsite user group meeting or click here to register for the online user group meeting. Come and join to know more from our experts and what we have in store for the users in Colorado.

User Group Meeting for Users of Hawaii

Join our user group meeting for the users of Hawaii scheduled on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (HST). Kevin and Joseph will walk you through the new features of the modules and will answer all your questions. The meeting will be held at the Lanakila Pacific Custom Products. Click here to register for the meeting and save your seat! You can also join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking here.

The user group will cover the following:

  • New features/system updates
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Self Password Reset
  • Report Library

– New Module Role: Assigned Report View
– Assign Users to Report
– Assign Reports to User

  • Crosswalking documentation to make audits easier
  • Medication Review
  • Scheduling/EVV Module
  • National Conference for 2019

Know the Presenters:

Kevin Dierks who is a Regional Director-Pacific Rim, joined Therap’s Business Team in 2009. He has worked supporting people with developmental disabilities and the communities and systems since 1990.

Joseph P. Traina who is a Senior Training & Implementation Specialist, joined Therap in 2014. Joseph began working in the field of supporting individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in 1999.

Click here to register for the meeting and here to join the meeting from your computer or tab or smartphone.

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