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Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) RMTS for Providers1
2 Your participation and truthful, complete answers directly translate into monetary reimbursement for participating school districts in Colorado.
The Survey is mandatory for participating school districts directly benefits YOUR school district surveys your activities for one-minute randomly selects participants from Colorado each quarter RMTS for Providers3
Start here If you are selected, PCG sends you s containing important information about your participation. (PCG is an agent for the Colorado Department of Heath Care Policy and Finance ) Time and date of your assigned moment Instructions Link to survey Your user name and password RMTS for Providers5
5 Check, before your moment Determine if you’re working with/on behalf of a student during your moment, and know the health-related contents of that student’s IEP/IFSP. You need this information in the survey! Questions on health-related IEP details? Ask Special Education Teachers, Case Managers, or Nurses.
RMTS for Providers6 After your moment Login to the RMTS website using the link, user name and password provided in the Read instruction information Complete every question Save and submit your survey responses
Hints on answering the questions Be specific and descriptive Avoid using acronyms or slang Describe health-related activities Avoid specific student identification RMTS for Providers7
Multiple-choice: Yes, I was working. No. Moment was before/after work day (This does not include lunch). No. Moment is during paid day off. No. Moment is during an unpaid day off. Question # 1. Were you working during the sample moment? RMTS for Providers8 The Survey
Question # 2: Describe in detail the activity you were performing during your sample moment. Open-ended question: Answer truthfully Differentiate between health and academic activities If performing a health-related activity, use health/medical terminology RMTS for Providers9
10 Be specific, thorough, and truthful Be descriptive Examples are for illustrative purposes only ….as per IEP, giving medication to a student…. ….monitoring student safety…. ….assisting a student with toileting…. ….assisting a parent complete a Medicaid application…. ….completing a mental health evaluation….
Question #3: Describe in detail why you were doing this activity during the sample moment. RMTS for Providers11 Open-ended question: Give a thorough, detailed explanation of the importance of your activity Focus on any medically relevant information as to why you were performing the activity
RMTS for Providers12 Be descriptive Examples are for illustrative purposes only. ….delegated to distribute medication by the nurse…. ….student needs assistance to complete activity due to a disability…. ….monitoring is required for the student’s safety and health…. ….determining if the student is eligible for an IEP….
RMTS for Providers13 Question #4: Were you working with a student during this sample moment? Multiple-choice: – Yes, I was working with a student who has an IEP/IFSP. – Yes, I was working with a student without an IEP/IFSP. – Yes, I was working with a student who is being assessed for an initial IEP/IFSP. – No, but I was working on behalf of a student who has an IEP/IFSP. – No, but I was working on behalf of a student without an IEP/IFSP. – NA
RMTS for Providers14 Question #5: Was this service you provided listed on the child’s IEP/IFSP? Multiple-choice answers: – Yes, the service I provided was listed on the child’s IEP/IFSP. – No, the service I provided was not listed on the child’s IEP/IFSP. – NA
RMTS for Providers15 Remember Be detailed and specific Be honest and candid Focus on health and health-related answers Validate previous answers Save the survey
RMTS for Providers16 Thank you for your participation!
You make a difference …in delivering health care services to students and in ensuring the success of the Random Moment Time Study! RMTS for Providers17
For more information Contact the Colorado RMTS Help Desk at or Call your school district’s Medicaid coordinator RMTS for Providers18