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Contract Resources for Alternative Payment and CalWORKs Contractors.

Alternative Payment/CalWORKs Online Reporting System
Online Reporting System for Alternative Payment and CalWORKs Contractors.

Alternative Payment Programs Fiscal and Caseload Report Presentation
This presentation is intended to provide information regarding Alternative Payment Programs, specifically addressing reporting requirements, apportionments, administrative and support services allowances, and additional funding opportunities for the Alternative Payment Programs.

Alternative Payment Programs Reporting Essentials and Contract Changes Presentation (PDF)
This slideshow is intended to provide Alternative Payment contractors with information related to general reporting requirements, as well as California Alternative Payment Program (CAPP) contract changes beginning fiscal year (FY) 2018–2019. Topics that are addressed include reporting deadlines, common reporting errors on fiscal and caseload reports, information and instruction for multi-year CAPP contracts, and the update to the CAPP apportionment schedule effective July 1, 2018.

California Alternative Payment Program Changes for Fiscal Year 2018–19
The purpose of this letter is to provide California Alternative Payment Program (CAPP) contractors with information about Assembly Bill (AB) 1106, including information  regarding changes to reporting procedures beginning July 1, 2018. This letter also notifies CAPP contractors of a change to the apportionment schedule effective July 1, 2018 and reminds contractors of the March 12, 2018 guidance regarding CAPP over-enrollment.

Contingency Funds Application
This application allows Alternative Payment Program (APP) Contractors to apply for Contingency Funds.

Contingency Funds Informational Letter
The purpose of this letter is to provide Alternative Payment Program (APP) Contractors with information to apply for Contingency Funds.

Contingency Funds Informational Video
This presentation is intended to provide an overview of what contingency funds are, how to apply for contingency funds, and the process by which the Child Development and Nutrition Fiscal Services or CDNFS unit approves contingency fund applications. The Contingency Funds Application is available from May 1 to September 30.

Regional Market Rate Reimbursement Ceilings for Subsidized Child Care
Assembly Bill 97 (Chapter 14 of the Statues of 2017), which was signed into law on June 27, 2017, maintained the previous Regional Market Rate ceilings through December 31, 2017. Effective January 1, 2018 the new Regional Market Rate ceilings for licensed providers are established at the 75th percentile of the 2016 Regional Market Rate survey or the Regional Market Rate ceilings as they existed on December 31, 2017, whichever is greater. The license-exempt child care providers continues to be 70 percent of the family child care home ceiling.


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