Centralized billing and reimbursement systems allow for a centralized pooling of funds to maximize utilization of multiple fund sources and lowers distribution cost, and eliminates distribution formulas and other grant contracting difficulties.
- The Indiana Central Reimbursement Office (CRO) is designed to manage the finances and data collection for Indiana's First Steps System. The CRO receives and dispenses all relevant state and federal resources for early intervention services by reimbursing providers from a revolving fund as invoices are submitted. The CRO is also responsible for enrolling service providers and maintaining the Central Directory.
- First Steps Billing and Payment Information
- Central Finance Office (CFO) details on HIPPA, schedules and guidelines, and an authorized units calculator tool
- Central Finance Office (CFO) Practitioner Information