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There are two versions of the Provider Manual; one is titled Navigate and the other Key Word Search and Print. The Navigate Version allows you to travel and view throughout the manual. The Key Word Search and Print version allows you to find a specific location and also print the entire manual at once.
DIDD Policies and Procedures here
DIDD has developed protocols to guide the determination of service requests. Following are the protocols with additional related material. Click here to read DIDD protocols.
In accordance with § 33-1-309 of the Tennessee Code Annotated, a Public Meeting was held to receive written or oral comments on revisions to DIDD’s Provider Manual. The meeting took place on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at One Cannon Way Drive, Clover Bottom Developmental Center, located at 275 Stewart’s Ferry Pike, Nashville, TN 37214. For more information and/or a summary of revisions to the DIDD Provider Manual, please visit the following links: Provider Manual and Summary of Revisions.
In accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.) 33-1-309, DIDD conducted a public meeting to receive comments on proposed changes to its Rate Structure Methodology. The Department’s responses to the comments received is now available.
Public Meeting Information for DIDD is now located at the TN.gov Public Meeting calendar located at https://apps.tn.gov/pmn/index.html.
To search for DIDD meetings, type "Dept. of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities" into the department search field.
The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) Provider Manual (Chapter 6.7) states that all board chairs must attend New Provider Orientation or view a DIDD orientation videotape presentation within ninety calendar days of assuming office. Agency board chairs who are not able to attend the New Provider Orientation Class provided at the DIDD Central Office in Nashville, TN may still meet the board chair orientation requirements by reviewing the web-based New Provider Orientation materials prepared by DIDD.
Click here to review the training materials.
The Excel version of the Provider List may be sorted by Region, Services,
Types of Service, etc.
For revisions to the Provider List please contact Linda Maurice - Linda.Maurice@tn.gov
DIDD is in the process of developing a new Provider Application, which will be posted on the website in the near future. Please contact one of the individuals listed below based on the type of service(s) that you wish to provide.
As of April 22, 2010, new federal EPA requirements related to safe-lead practices took effect for firms completing renovation of homes built prior to 1978.
As a contracted provider for Environmental Accessibility Modifications for the State of TN Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, you and your firm are required to comply with federal and state rules. ...more