Message to Service Providers on COVID-19

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Alta California Regional Center continues to closely monitor the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (named COVID-19). ACRC staff, including our medical professionals, have met to develop a coordinated response. Currently, in-person meetings are suspended as directed by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) found under the Directives heading. ACRC encourages our service providers to review information and follow the prevention strategies listed below:

State of Emergency Billing:

On March 4, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency for California, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak (otherwise being referred as the Coronavirus). This memo will provide guidance to service providers for the State of Emergency (SOE) billing for Alta California Regional Center vendored providers.

State of Emergency Billing Service Provider Message September 25, 2020
State of Emergency Billing Service Provider Message June 19, 2020
State of Emergency Billing Service Provider Message May 8, 2020
State of Emergency Billing Service Provider Message April 23, 2020
State of Emergency Billing Service Provider Message March 24, 2020

As a result of the State of Emergency declared for California, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is authorizing, pursuant to Title 17, California Code of Regulations section 54326(a)(11), regional centers to pay vendors for absences that are a direct result of COVID-19 outbreak in California.

Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Directives

Visit the DDS website to view compiled list of directives.

Service Provider Messages from ACRC:

Letter to ACRC Service Providers
COVID 19 Service Provider Message Update March 19, 2020
COVID 19 Service Provider Message Update March 17 2020
COVID-19 Service Provider Message Update March 16