Virtual Gateway EIM/ESM R5.4.4 Training Resources for Providers

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Changes are needed periodically to support agency mandates and funding requirements. Updates to EIM/ESM (R5.4.4) go into effect on May 19, 2013. This round of changes has been developed to better support billing within the new Chapter 257 rate constructs.  The changes will especially benefit providers who report one or more services for a client on the same day. 

The resources below are available to assist providers in learning about these changes.
 

VG EIM/ESM R5.4.4 Communications

 EIM/ESM was successfully enhanced on Sunday, May 19th with the R5.4.4 and is available for use.

Details the changes to EIM/ESM providers will see in the R5.4.4 update.

Details all of the training opportunities and resources available for providers to learn about the changes in R5.4.4.

Reminder all of the training opportunities and resources available for providers to learn about the changes in R5.4.4.

One page overview of resources and learning opportunities for this release for providers.

 

VG EIM/ESM R5.4.4 Computer Based (online) Training Courses

To ensure that current EIM/ESM users understand the changes and enhancements surrounding this update, Virtual Gateway training has updated the online courses for completing, releasing, and authorizing Service Delivery Reports.

Based on your assigned VG EIM/ESM Role (s), we strongly recommend that providers retake* applicable online courses prior to the May 1st billing cycle.

* IMPORTANT! These updated online courses are for current EIM/ESM users only! No credit is given for taking these refresher courses. New users: Contact your supervisor for training requirements.

Note: The online courses below reference billing functionality that will be available as of May 19, 2013.

Select a link below to open the applicable online learning course:


VG EIM/ESM R5.4.4 Updated Job Aids

To ensure that you understand the changes and enhancements surrounding this EIM/ESM release, we have updated the following SDR-related job aids.

Note: The job aids below reference billing functionality that will be available as of May 19, 2013.


VG EIM/ESM R5.4.4 Online Meetings Information

We are offering optional Online Meetings before EIM/ESM R5.4.4 goes live. If you still have questions after reading the newsletter, reviewing updated job aids, and taking the refresher courses above, we recommend that you attend one of the optional online meetings that have been scheduled.  Pre-registration is not required.

* Note: If demand is high, more sessions will be added. Be sure to check back for updates to the schedule.

This Participant Guide is a training tool that is recommended for EIM/ESM Providers when they attend an online meeting regarding the EIM/ESM R5.4.4.  It is recommended that you download a copy prior to attending an online meeting. Visually impaired assistive technology users may wish to download and review this guide before joining the audio component of an online meeting for the best learning experience.
 

VG EIM/ESM R5.4.4 Q&A Session Information

We are offering optional Q&A (Question and Answer) sessions after EIM/ESM R5.4.4 goes live. These sessions are an opportunity for you to ask questions, share tips you may have learned, or listen as others discuss their experience using EIM/ESM.  Pre-registration is not required.

*Note: If demand is high, more sessions will be added. Be sure to check back for updates to the schedule.