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Vendors & Providers

The support for Tennessee’s Early Intervention System (TEIS) by Vendors continues to be an integral part of our success. TEIS is committed to a family-centered system of early intervention services for eligible infants and toddlers and their families. Additionally, TEIS strives to place eligible infants and toddlers in natural environments for their intervention needs as mandated by CFR Section 303.12 (Natural environment = home and community settings in which children without disabilities may participate.)

General Requirements for Vendors

Vendor/Provider Registration

If you are interested in being considered as a vendor with the State of Tennessee, please review/complete the referenced material for submission to the Central Reimbursement Office (CRO) of TEIS. Each Authorization to Vendor (AV) form received will be reviewed by the leadership team at the Single Point of Entry (SPOE) office in your agency's area to determine the acceptance of new vendors. For information about providing services, please contact the local SPOE office that serves the county in which your business resides.

Currently, TEIS is only considering additional vendors who provide services in the natural environment.

Central Reimbursement Office (CRO) Procedures

Tennessee's Early Intervention Data System (TEIDS) is the primary component of the billing process. All information for payment must be entered into TEIDS. To gain access into TEIDS, this user form must be submitted to the data manager at the local SPOE that serves the county in which your business resides.

Tennessee's Early Intervention Data System (TEIDS) was developed and is maintained by YahaSoft, Inc.

Please use the examples below for entering information into TEIDS.

All billing, which occurs after an IFSP is written, must be entered into TEIDS. Please review the attached document related to CRO billing procedures.

Additional Policy Memorandums related to payment:

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