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Selecting a Service in QE2

Categorized In: Case Services - Planned Services

Approved Date: November 12, 2018

Owner: Cathy Callaway

  Selecting a Service in QE2 
    Agreement Service Pay to Good (G) or   Service (S) Standard Text Service Description
Pre-Employment Transition Services          
NEW ATP Consultation Yes       Provide consultation services to student regarding accommodations they may need in work or post high school education and may allow for the student to explore whether a particular accommodation is suitable through exposure to the technology via the ATP loan pool. Assistive technology will not be purchased for a student in pre-ets. Service must be provided in conjuction with one of the five Pre-Ets Services. The ATP referral form is to be used with the pre-ets box checked and referral information pertinent to the pre-ets student completed.
  Background Check   Employer only S   Background check required for the provision of Pre-Employment Transition Services can only be paid to the employer.
Revised Service Name and Definition, NEW to Pre-Ets Benefit Assessment Yes   S   Assessing needed and available work incentives, preliminary data and information gathering with student and referring VR staff to educate them about the work incentive strategies available, and to support decision making and goal development during the provision of one of the five main Pre-Employment Transition Services. $50 per hour, initial authorization not to exceed hour hours.
NEW to Pre-Ets Benefits Orientation No       Gather preliminary data and information to educate the consumer about the work incentive strategies available and to identify, in a general manner, the impact employment will have on the consumer’s benefits.

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Counseling on Enrollment Options         Provide information on opportunities for postsecondary educational programs
  Employ/Trng Med Supports   Employer only S   School or employment required physicals, drug screens, and immunizations, not to exceed $300, during the provision of  Pre-Employment Transition Services, can only be paid to the employer

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Instruction in Self Advocacy         Includes instruction in person-centered planning, peer mentoring, including peer mentors with disabilities working in competitive intergrated employment
Revised Definition Interpreter-Hearing impaired Yes   S   Sign language interpretation for person with a hearing impairment during the provision of Pre-Employment Transition Services. The interpreter must have an active written Service Agreement with VR. The rate in the written service agreement must comply with the rates per hour listed in NDE Administrative Memorandum 112.

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Job Exploration Counseling         Provide labor market information on the students career pathways interests and in demand industries & occupations
  Reader     S   Reading text and written materials during the provision of Pre-Employment Transition Services (includes note takers), includes printing informational materials
  Tools-Employment   Employer only G   Tools in connection with the provision of a Work Based Learning Experience, up to $1800, can only be paid to the employer and ownership retained by the employer.
  Uniform & clothing   Employer only G   Uniforms and work clothing required to particpate in a Work Based Learning Experience; Safety Boots –steel reinforced toe; Non safety work boot or shoe-required by employer or WBL site; Casual Shoes- all other shoes, can only be paid to the employer and ownership retained by the employer.

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Work Based Learning Experiences (WBL)         Identify a workplace to provide students with the knowledge and skills to connect school experiences to real-life work activities and future career opportunities in an integretated setting, fee can only be paid to the employer or a wage can be paid to the student

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Work Place Readiness Training         To develop social skills and independent living
  Worksite Skills Trainer Yes   S   Used in a WBL to teach the students specific job tasks to perform the job; training cannot be individualized or disability specific, a job coach cannot be used for a WBL. Trainer can be provided by the employer and fee paid to the employer or fee can be paid directly to the provider or Project Search partner
Assessment Services          
Assessment Benefits Orientation         Gather preliminary data and information to educate the consumer about the work incentive strategies available and to identify, in a general manner, the impact employment will have on the consumer’s benefits. Benefits Orientation consists of gathering preliminary data and information to educate the individual about the work incentive strategies available and to identify the positive and/or negative impact employment may have on the individual’s benefits.
  Career planning         Identify strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, & interests; assist with choice of employment goal & plan of VR services, using interviews, career counseling, standardized tests, & simulated work activities.
Revised definition Community Work Assessment         Exploration of the individual's abilities, capabilities, and capacity to perform in realistic work situations to determine eligibility or priority. This is unpaid work. 
Revised definition On-the-Job Evaluation          This involves VR staff analysis of job and job tasks to identify the individual’s employment and training assets for development of the IPE if individual is in Priority Group 1 (or an open priority group).  These often provide better information about an individual’s ability to work than standardized tests and simulated work.
Revised definition IL skills         Identify abilities and needs in employment related self care, transportation and daily living activities. 
  Informational Interview         Arrange for a client to interview someone in a job they are interested in.
  Job Shadow         Arrange a job shadow for client to explore job/career opportunities
  Mock Interviews-VR Staff         Practice/Mock interviews conducted by VR staff to clients
  Mock Interviews-Employer         Practice/Mock interviews conducted by Employers or other community members to clients
  Rapid Engagement Skills Support         Identify supports needed to participate in a rapid engagement activity of OJE, Job Shadowing, Employer Mock Interviews, and/or Tours 
  Employer Tours-Group         Arrange Employer/Business Tours for a group of clients to explore job/career opportunities
  Employer Tours-Individual         Arrange an individual  Employer/Business Tour for a client to explore job/career opportunities
  Vocational Evaluation         Vocational testing by Vocational Evaluators to assist with choice of employment goal & plan of VR services, using interviews, career counseling, standardized tests, & simulated work activities
  Volunteer Experience         Arrange a volunteer experience for client to explore job/career opportunities
Revised definition VR Orientation         Orient potential applicant or applicant to the Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Program. All individuals referred to the program should receive either a group or one-on-one orientation. Automatically entered at I & R creation.
Assessment supports          
Revised defintion Assistive devices-non prescriptive     G A Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off-the-shelf, modified, or customized, used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a person with a disability. Assistive devices (other than Rehabilitation Technology-Durable medical goods) cannot exceed the amount in the Rule 72 Fee Schedule without an Office Director exception. Rehabilitation Technology-Durable medical goods are subject to the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule for Allowables for Durable Medical Equipment and Medical Supplies. Examples include: Prosthetic, orthotic, or other assistive devices, Telecommunications, sensory, and other technological aids and devices. 
  Assistive Technology use     S   Skill building to operate and use assistive technology devices during assessment services for eligibility or planning.
  Background Check     S   Background check required for assessment services for eligibility or planning
Service name and revised definition Benefit Assessment Yes   S   Review of applicable work incentives as needed based on the BPQY, or if considering self employment or if any benefits have been stopped or suspended. $50 per hour, initial authorization not to exceed four hours.
Revised Definition Child care (in-home)     S   Child care necessary to support assessment services for eligibility or planning provided in the consumer’s home or in the home of an unlicensed daycare provider. This service is subject to the Nebraska Health and Human Services childcare subsidy.
Child care (out-of-home)     S   Child care necessary to support assessment services for eligibility and/or planning provided in a licensed home day care or licensed daycare center. This service is subject to the Nebraska Health and Human Services childcare subsidy.
  Disability Verification Form     S   Completion of form to support eligibility and/or planning.
  Discovery        
Discovery may include (but is not limited to) interviews or observations with client and others including family members, school staff, case manager and/or Service Coordinator or people who know client well. Authorized only if little or no previous activies have been completed or available information is dated. Flat rate of $500 for this activity.
  Employ/Trng Med Supports     G or S   School or employment required physicals, drug screens, and immunizations, not to exceed $300, required to determine IPE goal.
Revised Definition Eyeglasses     S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Includes the examination, corrective lenses, and frames needed to support assessment services for eligibility or planning. The examination is authorized first. Corrective lenses and frames are authorized in a separate authorization based on the examination report. This service is subject to the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule Allowables for Visual Services. The following options are not included in the Medicaid Fee Schedule and require an Office Director exception to provide: •Anti-reflective and mirror lens coating; •Blended and progressive multi-focal lenses; •Drilling, notching, grooving, and faceting of lenses; •Edging or beveling of lenses for cosmetic reasons; •Engraving; •High index lenses when correction is less than +/- 10.00 diopters; •Photo chromatic and transition tints; •Polycarbonate lenses for correction of less than +/- 8 diopters; •Rolled or polished edges; •Additional scratch resistance (some is already required for plastic lenses); •Ultraviolet (UV) unless prescribed for Chronic UV Disorder.
Revised Definition Hearing aids     S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Hearing aids, ear molds, and fitting needed to support assessment services for eligibility or planning. This service is subject to the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule Allowables for Hearing Aides. This service should not be provided without first completing the Communication Assessment Form.
Revised Definition Interpreter-Foreign language Yes   S   Language interpretation for a person who does not comprehend English during assessment services for eligibility and/or planning.  If an individual is not an applicant and requires an interpreter for the VR Orientation and the Employment Discussion, a Letter Contract is required and the fee shall not exceed the rate limit for a written service agreement. (Some providers have a year long Letter Contract which can be used statewide. To check if the provider has a year long Letter Contract, find the provider in QE2. If the provider is listed as active in QE2, click on the Agreements Tab of the provider’s record to see if there is a current Letter Contract with beginning and ending dates that match the current fiscal year.)
Revised Definition Interpreter-Hearing impaired Yes   S   Sign language interpretation for person with a hearing impairment during assessment services for eligibility and/or planning.  If an individual is not an applicant and requires an interpreter for the VR Orientation and the Employment Discussion, a Letter Contract is required and the fee must comply with the rates per hour listed in NDE Administrative Memorandum 112. (Some providers have a year long Letter Contract which can be used statewide. To check if the provider has a year long Letter Contract or full Contract, find the provider in QE2. If the provider is listed as active in QE2, click on the Agreements Tab of the provider’s record to see if there is a current Letter Contract with beginning and ending dates that match the current fiscal year.)
Revised Definition Job coach Yes   S   Make job coach available to support on-the-job evaluation. The job coach must have an active Service Agreement.
Revised Definition Lodging & Per Diem     G   Meals and lodging while traveling for assessment services for eligibility or planning. Cost of lodging not to exceed $65 (single), $75 (double), or $85 (family). Meals not to exceed the current NDE meal and lodging allowances.
Revised Definition Medical evaluation     S   This includes the evaluation of physical or mental impairment by licensed practitioner to support the eligibility decision, priority group determination and career planning. Cost cannot exceed the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule Allowables for the appropriate evaluation obtained.
Revised Definition Medical/Hospital records     S   Photocopy of existing records, or completion of brief VR form to support career planning assessment. Cost cannot exceed the rate indicated in the Rule 72 Fee Schedule.
Revised Definition Neuropsychological Evaluation     S   Evaluation of cognitive, motor, behavioral, language and executive functioning by a licenses practitioner to support eligibility and/or planning. Cost cannot exceed the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule Allowables for the appropriate evaluation obtained.
Revised definition On-the-Job Evaluation     S  
Make employer work site or community training site available to support IPE planning if individual is in Priority Group 1 (or an open priority group).  These often provide better information about an individual’s ability to work than standardized tests and simulated work.
Revised definition Other assistance     G or S Select Good or Service based on what is being authorized Other goods or services necessary during assessment services for eligibility or planning, including driver's evaluation, clothing, physicals, drug screens, immunizations required for on-the job evaluation assessments and Post-Secondary Classes as an Assessment Service. Cost cannot exceed the rate indicated in the Rule 72 Fee Schedule.
Revised definition Personal care assistant     S   Assistance with the performance of self care and activities of daily living during assessment services for eligibility and/or planning. This support services is subject to the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule Allowables for Personal Care Aid Services.
  Physical Capacity Form     S   Completion of form to support eligibility or planning.
Revised definition Private Vehicle     G   Mileage for consumer to participate in assessment services for eligibility and/or planning, also includes purchase of a bicycle. The mileage allowance is limited to the rate indicated in the Rule 72 Fee Schedule.
Revised definition Public Transportation     G or S Select Good or Service based on what is being authorized Public transportation for consumer to participate in assessment services for eligibility or planning. Public transportation allowance should equal the least expensive fare of available and appropriate public transportation.
Revised definition Reader     S   Reading text and written materials during assessment services for eligibility and/or planning, includes note takers. The cost of this service per hour shall not exceed the minimum wage.
  Rehab Engineering        
Used for the assessment that AgrAbility does with a farmer/rancher to determine viability of business and to determine if the disability can be accommodated by modifications and/or assistive devices. May also be used for an ATP assessment of an individuals disability to determine if modifications or assistive devices will lead to a employment outcome.
Revised definition Rehab technology repair     S   Repair of eyeglasses, hearing aids, prosthesis, durable medical goods, or assistive technology devices during assessment services for eligibility or planning. Cost cannot exceed the rate indicated in the Rule 72 Fee Schedule.
Revised definition Self employment consultation Yes   S   Assistance with a feasibility study, market analysis, development of business plan, and securing financing of a business or trade to provide the necessary information for IPE development.
  Tutor     S   Provides instruction and guidance to a consumer in a training program to determine eligibility and/or planning.
  Vehicle repair     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Repair of personal vehicle used to travel during assessment services for eligibility or planning.
Team Services          
Counseling Personal adjustment         Assistance with ways to manage crises, make good decisions, and solve problems.
  Disability awareness         Assistance with understanding disability and how it affects life and work.
Employment Job-seeking skills training         Skill building in job seeking methods: resume and cover letter development, filling out applications, interview preparation, Internet job search.
  Job placement assistance         Assistance and support in: job referrals, selective placement, and other help in obtaining employment.
  Job retention assistance         Skill building, support, and assistance in: job retention skills, job keeping support, monitoring job performance, and other help to maintain employment.
  Employment success skills         Skill building in: appropriate work behaviors; self-esteem; stress management.
IL skill training IL exploration & skills         Skill building in: preparing for adult & community living, basic homemaking skills; energy & time management, dress & appearance for employment; financial management, transportation use; and other activities of daily living.
  Personal management         Skill building in: problem solving; decision making; goal setting; study skills.
Miscellaneous training VR provided skill building         Specific VR staff provided skill building such as: Banking Careers, Hospital Careers, Computer Orientation, Introduction to MS Office, or other work skill areas.
  Assistive Technology use         Skill building to operate and use assistive technology devices.
Rehab. Technology -  Rehab engineering         Identify needed modifications, assistance with securing necessary plans & quotes, and work with qualified providers to complete modifications. Rarely do VR staff provide this service as we refer to ATP for the provision of this service.
Post Secondary          
Post Secondary Training  4 Year College   Both Follow Post Secondary Rules Same as  standard text for old College Training Financial aid to obtain a baccalaureate degree.
  Graduate College   Both Follow Post Secondary Rules Same as  standard text for old College Training Financial aid to obtain a Master's or Doctorate degree.
  Technical training   Both Follow Post Secondary Rules   Financial aid to obtain an associate degree, or diploma or certificate from program offering Federal Student Financial Aid
Post Secondary Support Background Check     S   Background check required by a school, program, or course as a part of Post Secondary Training.
  Books & Supplies 4 Year College   Both Follow Post Secondary Rules Same as  standard text for old College Training-Books and Supplies Textbooks and supplies required to participate in college training (VR allowance includes books & supplies, if using this service deduct amount of this service from VR allowance payment).
  Books & Supplies - Graduate College   Both Follow Post Secondary Rules Same as  standard text for old College Training-Books and Supplies Textbooks and supplies required to participate in graduate training  (VR allowance includes books & supplies, if using this service deduct amount of this service from VR allowance payment).
  Books & Supplies-Technical   Both Follow Post Secondary Rules   Textbooks and supplies required to participate in technical training  (VR allowance includes books & supplies, if using this service deduct amount of this service from VR allowance payment).
Revised definition Child care (in-home)     S   Child care provided in the consumer’s home or in the home of an unlicensed daycare provider during post secondary training.This service is subject to the Nebraska Health and Human Services childcare subsidy.
Revised definition Child care (out-of-home)     S   Child care provided in a licensed home, child care or licenses daycare center during post secondary training.This service is subject to the Nebraska Health and Human Services childcare subsidy.
  Increased living costs     G   Additional costs of food, clothing, shelter, and other subsistence costs caused by participation in college or technical training, including cost of dormitories and meal plans.
  Private vehicle     G   Mileage and parking fees for travel to college or technical training.
  Public transportation     G or S Select Good or Service based on what is being authorized Bus passes for travel to college or technical training.
  Special fees-College     S   Special fees required by college that are paid to a different entity than tuition.
  Special fees-Technical     S   Special fees required by technical training institution that are paid to a different entity than tuition.
  Tools - 4 Year College   Both G Same as  standard text for old College Training-tools Tools required to participate in college training.
  Tools - Graduate College   Both G Same as  standard text for old College Training-tools Tools required to participate in graduate college training.
  Tools-Technical     G   Tools required to participate in technical training.
  Uniforms & clothing     G   Uniforms and work clothing required for participation in college or technical training.
Community Services          
Treatment Drugs     G   Prescribed medication for a physical or mental impairment.
  Medical treatment     S   Treatment of a physical or mental impairment.
IL skill training IL exploration & skills Yes   S   Skill building in: preparing for adult & community living, basic homemaking skills; energy & time management, dress & appearance for employment; financial management, transportation use; and other activities of daily living.
Job readiness training Job readiness training Yes   S   Skill building in “soft skills” required for world of work (work habits, attendance, punctuality, dress, grooming, etc).
On-the-job training Job Coach Yes   S   Skill building by skilled job trainer in areas required for acceptable job performance.
  On-the-job Training     S   Skill building by employer in areas required for acceptable job performance.
  Placement with Job coach Yes   S   Placement in a job and skill building by skilled job trainer in areas required for acceptable job performance.
Supported employment Customized Employment Yes   Follow SE Rules  
Modified job designed to meet the specific abilities of the individual with disabilities by skilled job trainers and related services.
  Individual supported employment Yes   Follow SE Rules   Intensive job skill training at an individual placement worksite by skilled job trainer and related services.
NEW SE Report Yes   Follow SE Rules   Only available in PE Services to successful outcome SE cases. Use this service to authorize the Post Outcome payment to providers. First $500 payment at 6 months, second $500 at one year.
Miscellaneous training Academic/literacy Basic     S   Literacy training and basic academic skills (Adult Basic Education, , ESL), includes cost of tuition, fees, text books, and course supplies.
  Assistive Technology Use     S   Skill building to operate and use assistive technology devices, includes Driver’s training for AEVID driving systems up to $6000.
NEW Benefits Management Yes    

 

 

Review comprehensive consumer information, provide support and problem-solving in addressing issues resulting from reporting issues, changes in income or benefits or other identified problems. The need for this service, if anticipated, should be described in the WIP, but may also be authorized when unanticipated crises arise.
NEW Benefits Planning Yes       Development of Benefits Summary and Analysis (BSA) report and Work Incentive Plan (WIP) provided face to face with client and guardian. $50 per hour.
NEW Benefits PASS Development Yes   S   Provided after Benefits Planing services identified PASS as a viable option. Assist with developing a PASS plan with client, provide training to client on PASS Monitoring including progress reviews, provide ongoing coordination with SSA PASS Cadre. $50 per hour
  GED   Both S Same as current Academic/literacy Basic text General Educational Development classes/diploma
  Other Classes   Both S Same as current Academic/literacy Basic text Examples include classes in, keyboarding, Word, Excel, or other computer application, and similar specific skill training, includes for example, classes consumers take to renew teaching certificates or get certified in another state, includes classes students take from post secondary institutions for credit while in high school, includes Driver's Ed for clients to learn to drive (not for disability driving systems).
  Apprenticeships Programs   Provider S Same as current Academic/literacy Basic text Apprenticeship programs created with employers or other programs to provide training to consumers for employment.
  Disability Related Skill Training   Both S Same as current Academic/literacy Basic text Disability-related augmentative skill training. For example Bionic Brain training, sign language classes, driver's training classes to operate modified vehicles.
Occupational or Vocational Training Occupational or Vocational Training (Definition revised)   Both S   Occupational, vocational, or job skills tto prepare for gainful employment in a recognized occupation  not leading to an academic degree. Includes programs not offering Federal Student Financial Aid,  not to exceed $4,752. Includes CDL, CNA, Med Aid, Forlift or Beauty/Nail programs and non VR sponsored programs.
Definition revised Certificate Programs-VR sponsored   Both S   VR Sponsored Certificate training programs with Businesses, Programs or Community Colleges to meet an employers specifications.
Small business Licenses/permits     G   Occupational licenses or business permits required for business or trade.
  Professional Technical Assistance     S   Professional technical support to include, but not limited to, legal and accounting services necessary to support the small business
Start-Up expenses     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Operating costs essential to the initial operation of the new business enterprise, such as rent, utilities, business liability insurance and advertising.
Definition revised/Service Name changed Business Plan Implementation/Revision Yes   S   Provide services to implement or revise a business plan to reflect minor or substativate changes to the business' operations struture.
  Tools/equipment/stocks     G   Occupational tools, business equipment, and stocks of goods required for business or trade.
  Vehicle-initial costs     G or S Select Good or Service based on what is being authorized Down payment, insurance, and licensing of vehicle required for business or trade.
Rehab technology Durable medical goods - prescribed     G   Wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, and other durable goods
  Home modification     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Modification of home necessary for employment related activity.
  Prosthesis     G   Prosthetic and orthotic devices.
  Rehab engineering Yes   S   Identify needed modifications, assistance with securing necessary plans & quotes, and work with qualified providers to complete modifications. Use this service when referring a client to ATP.
  Vehicle modification-Existing     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Assistance with existing modifications to enable person to ride or operate.
  Vehicle modification-New     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Modification of vehicle to enable person to ride or operate.
Supports          
Technology support Assistive devices-non prescribed     G   Any items to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities. Use this service for orthopedic shoes and inserts even with a doctor's prescription.
  Computer     G   Includes CPU, Monitor, Keyboard, Modem, Printer, Basic Productivity Software & Antivirus .
Revised definition Eyeglasses     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Includes the examination, corrective lenses, and frames. The examination is authorized first. Corrective lenses and frames are authorized in a separate authorization based on the examination report. This service is subject to the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule Allowables for Visual Services. The following options are not included in the Medicaid Fee Schedule and require an Office Director exception to provide: •Anti-reflective and mirror lens coating; •Blended and progressive multi-focal lenses; •Drilling, notching, grooving, and faceting of lenses; •Edging or beveling of lenses for cosmetic reasons; •Engraving; •High index lenses when correction is less than +/- 10.00 diopters; •Photo chromatic and transition tints; •Polycarbonate lenses for correction of less than +/- 8 diopters; •Rolled or polished edges; •Additional scratch resistance (some is already required for plastic lenses); •Ultraviolet (UV) unless prescribed for Chronic UV Disorder.
Revised definition Hearing aids     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Hearing aids, ear molds, fitting, including Cochlear implants, needed to support  planning. This service is subject to the Nebraska Medicaid Fee Schedule Allowables for Hearing Aides. This service should not be provided without first completing the Communication Assessment Form.
  Rehab technology repair     S   Repair of eyeglasses, hearing aids, prostheses, durable medical goods, or assistive technology devices.
  Worksite modification     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Modification of work setting to enable person to perform essential job functions.
Maintenance Increased living costs     G   Additional costs of food, clothing, shelter, and other subsistence caused by participation in services.
  Lodging & Per Diem     G   Meals and lodging while traveling for services, including assessment services to establish eligibility or develop IPE.
  Relocation     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Moving, insurance of household goods, and in-transit meals, lodging, and gas expense
  Security deposit - Rental     G   Deposits on rental housing, including payment of first month’s rent.
  Uniform & clothing     G   Uniforms and work clothing required for training, job seeking, or employment; Safety Boots –steel reinforced toe; Non safety work boot or shoe-required by employer or training site; Casual Shoes- all other shoes required for employment, interview or training.
Revised Definition Utility initiation     S   One time fee to initiate gas, electricity, or landline telephone services.
Personal assistance Interpreter-Foreign language- Revised Definition Yes   S   Language interpretation for a person who does not comprehend English. The interpreter must have an active Service Agreement with VR. The negotiated rate in the written service agreement shall not exceed the maximum rate indicated in the Rule 72 Fee Schedule.
Revised Definition Interpreter-Hearing impaired Yes   S   Sign language interpretation for person with a hearing impairment. The interpreter must have an active written Service Agreement with VR. The rate in the written service agreement must comply with the rates per hour listed in NDE Administrative Memorandum 112.
  Personal Care attendant     S   Assistance with the performance of self care and activities of daily living.
  Reader     S   Reading text and written materials, includes notetakers.
  Tutor     S   Provides instruction and guidance to a consumer while in a training program (other than post secondary).
Transportation Private vehicle     G   Mileage for travel to receive services (other than post secondary), also includes purchase of a bicycle.
  Public transportation     G or S Select Good or Service based on what is being authorized Bus passes for recurring travel to receive services (other than post secondary) .
  Vehicle repair     G or S Select Good or Service based on what costs more Repair of personal vehicle used to travel to services or employment.
Other services Background Check     S   Background check required by an employer and paid to the employer.
Revised Definition Child care (in-home)     S   Child care provided in the consumer’s home, or in the home of an unlicensed daycare provider. Cost equal to the Nebraska Health and Human Services Child Care subsidy. 
Revised Definition Child care (out-of-home)     S   Child care provided in a licensed home day care or licensed daycare center. Cost equal to the Nebraska Health and Human Services Child Care subsidy.
  Employment/Training Medical Supports     S   School or employment required physicals, drug screens, and immunizations, not to exceed $300.
  Licenses and permits     G   Licenses, permits, registrations, or certifications required for occupation or employment, includes driver's license.
  Other assistance     G or S Select Good or Service based on what is being authorized Assistance for an unlisted good or service necessary to achieve the employment goal, includes driver's licenses if not needed for occupation or employment.
  Tools-Employment     G   Tools in connection with on-the job training, apprenticeship and miscellaneous training or job placement assistance up to $1800.

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