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New Provider Orientation for Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer/ Executive Director

The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) Provider Manual (Chapter 5.8 a and b) addresses required orientation for both not-for-profit and for-profit providers. The provider board chair and chief executive officer/ executive director may meet the orientation requirement by attending a DIDD Regional new provider orientation class within ninety (90) calendar days of assuming office or by completing the online equivalent within ninety (90) calendar days of assuming office.


The DIDD Regional new provider orientation class is presented by staff in each Regional Office. It is required that the provider executive director, chief executive officer or other administrator responsible for executing contracts and board chair (as applicable) attend the regional orientation class.  Existing providers who wish to attend are also welcome.


To complete the online New Provider Orientation, go to the Agenda section below. Then click each topic to access its information. For additional information about the topic e-mail the person listed in the specific topic section.


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you choose to review the online New Provider Orientation materials prepared by DIDD in lieu of attending the New Provider Orientation class, please review the information carefully. Upon completion of your review, sign, date and retain a copy of the New Provider Orientation Acknowledgment Form, as it must be available for review by Quality Assurance staff during future surveys.

New Provider Orientation Acknowledgment Form


For more information, contact Linda Maurice, Provider Enrollment Coordinator at (615) 532-6568 or



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