MEMORANDUM
2006 Memorandums
OEC-06-03/CD06-19 02/24/06

TO:

ALL REGIONAL AND COUNTY FSD and CD OFFICES

FROM:

PAULA NEESE, INTERIM DIRECTOR
CHILDREN'S DIVISION
JANEL R. LUCK, INTERIM DIRECTOR
FAMILY SUPPORT DIVISION

SUBJECT:

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE REVIEW TEAM

DISCUSSION:

The purpose of this memorandum is to alert staff to the Contract Compliance Review (CCR) team that has been implemented by the Division of Budget and Finance. This groupís purpose is to complete basic compliance reviews with DSS vendors. They are beginning their reviews with child care providers. Child care providers will be selected for review by a random sample.

The Division of Budget and Finance sent letters to all child care providers informing them of the reviews and the possibility of a review team site visit at their location. A copy of this letter is attached pdf logo. The letter states that child care providers will be notified prior to a review team site visit. The letter explains that the team will be reviewing copies of the records they are required to keep. A listing of the records that will be reviewed will be given to the provider prior to the site visit.

If providers have concerns that they are not in compliance, they are asked to write to the Division of Budget and Finance, Attn: Contract Compliance, PO Box 1082, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1082 or to email contractcompliance@dss.mo.gov. If you are contacted by a provider regarding these site visit reviews, refer providers to that mailing address or email address. Staff should continue to answer general questions relating to provider registration and contract requirements.

Any questions regarding the CCR team should be forwarded through normal supervisory channels.

NECESSARY ACTION:

PN/JRL/LD

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