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REBA Application Walkthrough for Service Providers Audio is via conference call at code Closed Captioning available at
Welcome to REBA! Introductions: Chris Peary, Project Manager for VR Muhammad Din, Project Manager for AAJ Contract Managers This session is being recorded. Please hold questions until the end (or use Chat panel). CART Services (closed-captioning) are available via link. Your line will be muted until the end. If you need assistance, please type into the chat panel.
The Need for Electronic Invoicing Time delay for mailing and accepting Referral forms No easy way to enforce contract timelines Service Provider cost for mailing forms Time delay in receiving Service Provider forms Data entry costs for Service Providers Manual data entry prone to errors, causing delays Time delay due to returning erroneous forms VR Procedures vary from area to area
The Benefits of REBA Reduced data entry time (VR customers’ information is pre-populated in forms) Mailing costs reduced Time delay reduced by an estimated 3 months Paper printing, filing, retrieving costs reduced Invoice approval time reduced allowing for faster payments and more customers served.
REBA Project Timeline Sep Survey Oct 2010 to Feb 2011 – Analysis & Design Jan 2011 to Jun Application Development July 2011 – User Acceptance Testing Sep 2011 – Training 3 Oct, Go Live We are Here
Basic Terms / Definitions REBA – Rehabilitation Electronic Billing Application An electronic invoicing system that will enable the contracted service providers to submit invoices and related documents electronically. RIMS - Rehabilitation Information Management System An internal application being used by VR counselors and Contract managers to perform day-to-day activities. E.g. Create a new referral, approve an NOA, approve an invoice
Provider User Roles Supervisor Manage Users, Accept / Reject a referral, Assign a referral to an employment specialist, submit MPRs, NOAs and Invoices Employment Specialist Can “save” MPR & NOA detail for an “assigned” referral. Doesn’t have access to Manage users Submit MPR or NOA View Invoice
REBA Application Walkthrough
Next Steps Oct 03, 2011 – REBA application goes live and will be available to all the users. VR team will create REBA application user account for supervisor. Once you receive the credentials, create user accounts for other supervisors (in your organization) and employment specialists All the new referrals will be sent via REBA application. Keep watching the s for notifications. Important: REBA will handle OJT, ES and SE referral types only. Other referral types will be handled via paper.
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