and maintaining the linkages between you, your family and your
community is the guiding principle at Connections. Serving as your
fiscal support entity, your participation and inclusion in the family
and the community will become our mutual shared responsibility.
As FSE, Connections FSE Services offers staff supports,
and billing and reimbursement services under the Consumer Directed
Community Supports (CDCS) program within MN Medicaid waivers.
Connections FSE Services will help you determine how much
self-sufficiency you want in managing your services. We initially will
meet with you and your representative(s), review in more detail the
services we offer, and answer any questions you have. We will always
bill and collect from Medicaid or the Health plan you are enrolled with,
pay vendors for services used and reimburse expenses. We will
also send reports to you and the County of Financial Responsibility or
the health plan or health plan representative. Connections FSE Services
may also process payroll including paying and reporting payroll taxes,
handle new employee paperwork, work with you to train your employees,
and other employment related duties, depending on the level of service
Staff supports include:
- Agency With Choice Services
- Payroll Agent Services
- Fiscal Conduit Services
At Connections FSE Services, our strength is our
personalized service. We will work closely with everyone involved with
you to establish the fiscal supports you require. We will make ourselves
accessible to you by working around your schedule as much as possible.
We will establish regular and frequent contact with other county, state
or local agencies involved with you. You will be able to work with
minimal contacts at our company who will handle all of your needs. We
pride ourselves on being small and consumer friendly offering simple to
We provide payroll processing and management services to a
company with revenues over 2 million dollars. We began offering Fiscal
Intermediary services in 2001 and have continued to add families to that
service area over the past several years. We originally were certified
by the Department of Human Services in February, 2005 to provide fiscal
intermediary services as a Fiscal Support Entity (FSE) and were
recertified in 2007 & 2010. We currently serve more than 140
families as their FSE. Whether you're interested in invoice processing, a
payroll agent to represent a consumer/employer, or an Agency of Choice,
Connections FSE Services will be able to meet all your needs.
For additional information please contact Kristin Ferrier, CDCS Coordinator.