HSS – Housing Stabilization Services

HSS – Housing Stabilization Services

 

 

Who?

The HSS, Housing Stabilization Services business package is for individuals looking to start an HSS company. HSS – Housing Stabilization Services is a new Minnesota Medical Assistance benefit to help people with disabilities, including mental illness and substance use disorder, and seniors find and keep housing. 

 

 

Why?

We have a workflow and system to get the HSS license. Our fee is refundable which means you either get the license or your money back. Since we have done over 15 HSS applications, we have experience with what will happen and how to navigate it quickly.

 

 

What?

Pricing: $1950*

Includes start to HSS license legal representation below #1-5:

  1. Required HSS policies
  2. HSS application through DHS Provider Enrollment
  3. NetStudy 2.0 assistance (required for HSS approval)
  4. Your HSS legal questions answered
  5. Ownership legal documentation for single owner or multi-owner scenarios

Does NOT include (1) Filing fees $155 for LLC, $709 DHS provider enrollment fee (2) Credentialing/insurance contracts/enrollment

 

 

 

What do I need to start?

Complete HSS required training (not required for the application, but this is required before services are provided).

 

 

When/Timeline?

Onboarding is generally within 2 days of free initial consultation. Package is complete within 3 months unless delays due to our calendars not lining up or DHS, and lingering legal questions are covered beyond that timeline.

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Onboarding (1-2 days)

We send onboarding documents to you 1-2 business days after your initial consultation. Onboarding documents include a Proposal, Rep Agreement, and Invoice.
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Questionnaire (1-2 days)

After the onboarding documents are received back, we will send you an ICS questionnaire. The questionnaire generally takes clients 1-2 days to complete. We're available for questions as you navigate through the questions.
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File for LLC, FEIN, NPI, and MN Tax ID (if applicable) (3-5 days)

After we receive your completed Questionnaire, we'll work on any business filings you might need as indicated in your questionnaire. This can take between 3-5 business days.
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Complete HSS required training (not required for the application, but required before services are provided)

While we are working on your business filings, it's a good idea to complete the HSS required training so you are ready to go after approval!
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Complete and submit HSS application documents to DHS (30-45 days)

Once we finish any applicable business filings, we will begin work on your HSS application documents. When complete, they will be submitted to DHS. This process can take between 30-45 days.
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NetStudy 2.0 Background Studies (1-2 weeks)

After your HSS application is submitted to DHS, you will need to complete Background Studies in the NetStudy 2.0 portal. DHS will provide you with an agency ID number for this. This process can take between 1-2 weeks.
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Final HSS Approval (30-45 days)

Once your background check(s) are complete, they will be submitted to DHS for final HSS approval. This can take DHS between 30-45 days. There is NO onsite visit required.

Rates/Reimbursement for Services:

  • Housing Consultation / T2024 U8 / $174.22 per session
  • Housing Transition / H2015 U8 / $17.17 per 15 minute unit (~$68.68 per hour)
  • Housing Sustaining / H2015 U8/TS / $17.17 per 15 minute unit (~$68.68 per hour)

 

 

Additional Resources

HSS – Main Resource Linked Page

HSS – DHS Provider Manual 

HSS – Required Provider Training, Enrollment Criteria

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