What is a QSP?
A Qualified Service Provider is a self-employed individual that has met all the standards/requirements and has enrolled with the Department of Health and Human Services as a provider. There are a few ways to apply as a QSP:
Family Home Care QSP
A type of Personal Care service that is provided to an individual by their legal spouse. The spouse must be enrolled as a Family Personal Care service provider and the client must be pre-approved by the Case Manager.
Family Personal Care QSP
Family Personal Care providers assist individuals so they can remain with their spouse or a family member in their own communities. The client must be pre-approved by the Case Manager and the provider and client must live together to be eligible. N.D.C.C. 50.06.2-02 defines a family member as a: parent; grandparent; adult child; adult sibling; adult grandchild; adult niece; or adult nephew.
A self-employed individual that has met all the standards/requirements and has enrolled with the Department of Human Services as a provider.
An agency that enrolls with Health and Human Services (HHS) as a QSP, which allows that agency to bill HHS for services rendered within the authorized amount.
Agency Foster Home for Adults
A residential home in which residential habilitation or community supports is regularly provided exclusively to Medicaid waiver recipients by professional staff trained to provide services to older adults or adults with a disability, to four or fewer adults who are not related by blood or marriage to the owner or lessee, for hire or compensation.
Adult Foster Care
Adult Foster Home
An occupied private residence in which adult family foster care is regularly provided by the owner or lessee thereof to four or fewer adults who are not related by blood or marriage to the owner or lessee, for hire or compensation.
Adult Foster Care
The provision of food, shelter, security and safety, guidance and comfort on a twenty four hour per day basis, in the home of the caregiver, to a person age eighteen or older, who is unable, neglects, or refuses to provide for the person’s own car.