Child Care Payment Update

paymentsToday, DHS will be approving many payments to HOME providers that were entered on and up to 08/19/16. DHS should be switching to CENTER providers Thursday or Friday.

Last date processed:

Home providers entered   08/22/16

Center providers entered   08/17/16

www.dhs.state.il.us

Go to tab:  FOR PROVIDERS

Click on:  Payments

Click on:  Provider Payment Inquiry

Enter:  SS# or FEIN

Click on:  Submit

CVR date is the approved date of the payment

*Payments are generally issued by The Office of the Comptroller 1-3 working days after the approval date.

Debit Card

Providers with card issues, should call the card company at: 866-338-2944.  For callers to speak with a customer service represnative at the card company,  providers do not enter their card number when the message asks for it. When instructed, they should press the # sign.  Then when instructed, press option 4 for lost, stolen, or damaged card.  After entering the social security number and zip code,  a representative should come on the line.

August 24, 2016 at 1:50 pm

Official IDHS Notice About 100% Billing and Attendance Sheets

CCAP Attendance Sheet Policy Update

August 15, 2016

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Providers:

This notice concerns information regarding recent changes to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Attendance Policy that has been put on hold until further notice. Unless a provider has been specifically requested to do so, providers are not required at this time to submit documentation to verify attendance with monthly billing certificates.

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) will proceed through the rule-making process under the Administrative Procedure Act to propose Department guidelines for attendance by rule rather than policy.

Until a new rule has been established, current procedures requiring child care providers to maintain a system that will verify the attendance of the children in care is still applicable.   Providers may use an attendance system of their choice (paper or computerized) rather than the sign-in/sign-out worksheet previously requested by the Department.

However, please note that providers must ensure that any system used should appropriately and consistently document the care rendered by the provider and reflect the days billed to the Department. The provider’s attendance documentation must be maintained at the provider site and available upon request for a period of 5 years to present to IDHS or the Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency.

The Department will provide additional detailed information about the proposed rules to all providers participating in the CCAP as it becomes available.

Until that time, all policies remain the same.

 

August 15, 2016 at 8:09 pm

Child Care Payment Update-August 15th

payments
Today, DHS will be approving many payments to HOME providers for the service month 07/16 that were entered on and up to 08/11/16.
                       
Tuesday or Wednesday, DHS should be approving payments to CENTER providers for the service month 07/16.
Last date processed:
Home providers entered   08/10/16 fy16 payments, for service month of 07/16   08/11/16
Center providers entered   08/10/16, but not for service month of 07/16
   www.dhs.state.il.us
Go to tab:  FOR PROVIDERS
Click on:  Payments
Click on:  Provider Payment Inquiry
Enter:  SS# or FEIN
Click on:  Submit
CVR date is the approved date of the payment
*Payments are generally issued by The Office of the Comptroller 1-3 working days after the approval date.
Debit Card
Providers with card issues, should call the card company at: 866-338-2944.  For callers to speak with a customer service represnative at the card company,  providers do not enter their card number when the message asks for it. When instructed, they should press the # sign.  Then when instructed, press option 4 for lost, stolen, or damaged card.  After entering the social security number and zip code,  a representative should come on the line.

August 15, 2016 at 5:43 pm

QI Funds and PDF Available!

Quality Improvement Funds (QI Funds) and Individual Professional Development Funds (PDF) are available through CCR&R to support programs and individuals to enhance program quality and further individual professional development. Please check out the applications for eligibility, instructions and application deadlines at http://ccrr.jalc.edu/forms.php#. Call Nina at CCR&R with any questions, 800-548-5563.

August 11, 2016 at 6:46 pm

Child Care Payment Update- August 10th

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paymentsToday, DHS will be approving some payments to HOME providers that were entered on and up to 08/08/16. DHS is currently not processing payments for the service month 07/16

Tomorrow, DHS is hoping to process payments for the month of 07/16 for HOME providers. Friday, DHS is hoping to process payments for the month of 07/16 for CENTER providers. 

Last date processed:

Home providers entered   08/08/16, but not for service month of 07/16

Center providers entered   08/05/16, but not for service month of 07/16

www.dhs.state.il.us

Go to tab:  FOR PROVIDERS

Click on:  Payments

Click on:  Provider Payment Inquiry

Enter:  SS# or FEIN

Click on:  Submit

CVR date is the approved date of the payment

*Payments are generally issued by The Office of the Comptroller 1-3 working days after the approval date.

Debit Card

Providers with card issues, should call the card company at: 866-338-2944.  For callers to speak with a customer service represnative at the card company,  providers do not enter their card number when the message asks for it. When instructed, they should press the # sign.  Then when instructed, press option 4 for lost, stolen, or damaged card.  After entering the social security number and zip code,  a representative should come on the line.

 

August 10, 2016 at 5:24 pm

Child Care Payment Update- July 25

payments
Today, DHS will be approving many payments for HOME providers only that were entered before and on 07/21/16.

Last date processed:
Home providers entered   07/21/16
Center providers entered   07/18/16

www.dhs.state.il.us

Go to tab:  FOR PROVIDERS
Click on:  Payments
Click on:  Provider Payment Inquiry
Enter:  SS# or FEIN
Click on:  Submit
CVR date is the approved date of the payment
*Payments are generally issued by The Office of the Comptroller 1-3 working days after the approval date.

Debit Card
Providers with card issues, should call the card company at: 866-338-2944.  For callers to speak with a customer service representative at the card company,  providers do not enter their card number when the message asks for it. When instructed, they should press the # sign.  Then when instructed, press option 4 for lost, stolen, or damaged card.  After entering the social security number and zip code,  a representative should come on the line.

July 25, 2016 at 2:24 pm

Child Care Payment Update- July 18

payments
Today, DHS will be approving many payments for CENTER providers only that were entered before and on 07/14/16.

Last date processed:

Home providers entered   07/13/16

Center providers entered   07/14/16

www.dhs.state.il.us

Go to tab:  FOR PROVIDERS

Click on:  Payments

Click on:  Provider Payment Inquiry

Enter:  SS# or FEIN

Click on:  Submit

CVR date is the approved date of the payment

*Payments are generally issued by The Office of the Comptroller 1-3 working days after the approval date.

Debit Card

Providers with card issues, should call the card company at: 866-338-2944.  For callers to speak with a customer service represnative at the card company,  providers do not enter their card number when the message asks for it. When instructed, they should press the # sign.  Then when instructed, press option 4 for lost, stolen, or damaged card.  After entering the social security number and zip code,  a representative should come on the line.

July 18, 2016 at 2:49 pm

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