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Webinar: Comprehensive ESRD Care Initiative - How to Apply


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The Innovation Center held a webinar on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:00pm ET to review the application process, provided important updates about the initiative and answered questions potential applicants may have had.

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Webinar: Comprehensive ESRD Care Initiative - How to Apply

  1. 1. May 8, 2013Completing an Application to Participate in theComprehensive ESRD Care Initiative
  2. 2. 2• Today’s focus: The Comprehensive ESRD Careinitiative application process– Q & A session following our presentation• only questions related to the application process• submit questions through the Q & A feature– Submit other questions to the ComprehensiveESRD Care initiative HelpDesk or 1-888-340-1356.Today’s Webinar
  3. 3. 3• You are only eligible to apply for the Comprehensive ESRD Careinitiative if you filed a Letter of Intent (LOI)– LOI is non-binding– LOI deadline is May 15, 2013• Your Primary Contact listed on your LOI, and others granted access byyour Primary Contact, should have received an email with instructionsfor accessing the Application.– If you did not receive the email, please check your spam folder• If you are a Primary Contact and have not received an email withinstructions, please contact the Comprehensive ESRD Care initiativeHelpDesk at or 1-888-340-1356.How to Access the Application
  4. 4. 4First Time Application Access
  5. 5. 5Login Screen for Subsequent Sessions
  6. 6. 6Landing Page/Adding Contacts
  7. 7. 7• Only one person should access yourapplication at any time.• Save your information before navigating awayfrom a page or logging off.DATA LOSS PREVENTION
  8. 8. 8• Via tabs on the left side of the page• Via the “save/continue,” “save,” or “previous”links on each page• Remember to SAVE before Navigating!!!– Moving between tabs or using the “previous”button will NOT save your data!!!Navigating Between Sections of the Application
  9. 9. 9• Navigating via tabs on the left side of the page– Sections A-F– Section A sub-sectionsNavigating Between Sections of the Application
  10. 10. 10• Navigating via the “save/continue,” “save,” or“previous” links on each page.– To save and go to the next page, use“Save/Continue.”Navigating Between Sections of the Application
  11. 11. 11• Questions 12, 16, 22, 28,& 38 require you toupload documents– When uploading documents use the followingformat• of name.– e.g. E01.q28.medicaidform.docxNaming Convention for Uploads
  12. 12. 12• Questions 3 & 4:—If your organization’s primary contact has changedsince submission of your LOI, please provideinformation for your current contact.Completing the Application – Questions 3 & 4
  13. 13. 13• We have pre-populated the response from LOI Information– Edit where appropriate• Enter State and County from drop down lists and then add the applicable zip code– You MUST include an entry for each zip code in your marketCompleting the Application – Question 13:
  14. 14. 14• We have partially pre-populated the responses tothis question.– You will need to add information to the Address fields– Please review the pre-populated information and edit asnecessary. Be sure to add any participants that were notincluded in your LOI.Completing the Application – Questions 14:
  15. 15. 15• We have pre-populated the responses to this question. Pleasereview the pre-populated information and edit as necessary. Be sureto add any participants, providers, and suppliers that were notincluded in your LOI.Completing the Application – Questions 15:
  16. 16. 16• If your ESCO wants to submit letters from State Medicaid Agenciesin more than one state, please combine the letters into a singleattachment and then upload it to your application.– Submitting a letter is optional.Completing the Application – Question 28:
  17. 17. 17Completing the Application – Question 28 (cont’d):
  18. 18. 18The primary Contact will receive immediate confirmation on thescreen followed by email confirmationFrom: CEC TeamSent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:47 AMTo:Subject: ESCO ID Number EXXX - Comprehensive ESRD Initiative Application ConfirmationCOMPREHENSIVE ESRD CARE INITIATIVE Application Submission ConfirmationAPPLICATION SUBMISSION CONFIRMATIONApplication Submitted: 02/27/2013 11:46 AMThank you for submitting your organization’s application to participate in the Comprehensive ESRD Care Initiative. ThisApplication Submission Confirmation confirms only that we have received your application. In the event the CMSInnovation Center has a question about your application, we will contact the primary contact listed on yourorganization’s application. If your primary contact changes at any time, please email withthe new contact email along with the ESCO ID number listed in the subject line above. Your ESCO ID number is thenumber assigned to your organization when it filed its Letter of Intent to participate in this initiative. Please referencethis application ID number in any communication with CMS.Application Submission Confirmation
  19. 19. 19REMEMBER!
  20. 20. 20Submit questions related to the application processthrough the Q & A featureQuestions related to the Application Process?
  21. 21. 21Please contact the Comprehensive ESRD Careinitiative HelpDesk with any questions:• or 1-888-340-1356.Additional Questions?