Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

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PASSE - Arkansas Organized Care

PASSE - Arkansas Organized Care

Provider-owned Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE) Information

Under this model of organized care, provider-led and owned organizations in Arkansas are responsible for integrating physical health care services, behavioral health services, and specialized home and community based services (HCBS).

Responsibilities of a PASSE

The PASSE is a risk bearing entity that is responsible for the administration of payment to providers. The PASSE is responsible for building a network of providers to ensure access to care. A PASSE must ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations governing risk-based organizations and Medicaid managed care.

Arkansas Department of Human Services - DDS - PASSE

Division of Developmental Disabilities Services

The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) strives to provide quality services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and delays. We believe clients and their families should have choices when selecting appropriate services in their local community. The Division provides an array of services through Medicaid funded programs and federally funded grants. Our Intake and Referral unit is the best place to start if you are seeking services. You can contact Intake and Referral by calling 501-683-5687.

DDS provides the following services:

Developmental screenings, therapy, and care plans for infants & toddlers
Day treatment programs for children & adults
Community-based services and supportive life skills
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with Autism and specialized Autism services
24-Hour Care in Human Development Centers and Private Intermediate Care Facilities
Occupational therapy, speech therapy, and physical therapy
Help coordinating care needs and case management services   

PASSE - Provider-Led Arkansas Shared Savings Entities

PASSE - Contact Us
PASSE Contacts

Arkansas Total Care
P.O. Box 25010
Little Rock, AR 72221

Empower Healthcare Solutions
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 330
Little Rock, AR 72201

Summit Community Care
425 W. Capitol Ave. Suite 233
Little Rock, AR 72203

If you would like to change your PASSE assignment or you are not sure what PASSE you have been assigned
to, please contact 1-833-402-0672.

If you have received a notice from Optum that you need to schedule an independent assessment, please
call 1-844-809-9538.

Care Coordination Supervisors

Arkansas Total Care
Lauren Grounds

Jamie Ables
Tiffany Parkhurst

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