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Explore the 2018 Newsletter for more information on what is happening with Consumer Choices Option (CCO).


Now Available: 2018 Payment Schedule

Click here to view the 2018 Payment Schedule. Effective March 1, Veridian will not be able to accept electronic hours, paper time sheets or reimbursement requests that are submitted after 30 calendar days from the date of service. To help prevent denied payments, please refer to the 2018 Payment Schedule for the pay date deadlines.

Helpful tips:

  • Time sheet deadlines are the 5th and 20th of every month, even when a deadline falls on a weekend or a holiday.
  • You DON’T need to wait until the payroll deadline to submit or approve your hours. Please submit/approve them as soon as the hours have been worked.


Register for your 2017 Tax Statements

Employees and vendors have until January 20, 2017 to register to receive their tax statement electronically! Enrollment is quick, easy, and secure. If you select to receive your tax statement electronically, you will not receive a printed copy through the mail. Instead, you will receive an email notification once your tax statement is available for download. Register for electronic tax statements.

When creating an account your access code will be your employee number and the first three letters of your last name. If your employee number is 4 digits, please add a zero in front of it.


Consumer Choices Option Program

Consumer Choices Option (CCO) is an Iowa Medicaid program for Iowans with disabilities and aging Iowans. CCO allows individuals on Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waivers more flexibility over how their services are provided. It gives the member control over their Medicaid waiver dollars so they can develop a plan to meet their needs by directly hiring their own employees or purchasing their services. An Independent Support Broker (ISB) will help the CCO member develop a budget based on the monthly funds approved by their case manager.

To participate in the CCO program, you must live in the state of Iowa, receive Medicaid funding through an HCBS waiver and be referred by a case manager.

Veridian Fiscal Solutions is in partnership with the Consumer Choices Option program as the Financial Management Service (FMS) provider for CCO. Veridian Fiscal Solutions has been in partnership with Iowa Medicaid and the Consumer Choices Option program since 2007.

To learn more about the CCO program, visit the Iowa Medicaid web site.