Thinking About Becoming an EarlySteps Provider?
If you have been thinking about becoming a provider, please review the EarlySteps Provider Guide in the Enrollment Information and Materials list below. To learn more about the role of an Early Interventionist, please take a moment to watch an eight-minute video by clicking HERE.
Document File Naming
Access the requirements for document file names for uploading documents to the new Early Steps online site here: Document File Naming
Attention - SLP CPT Code Change
Access the new current procedural terminology (CPT) evaluation and assessment codes for speech, language, voice communications, and/or auditory processing by clicking HERE.
ICD-9 to ICD-10 Crosswalk
Access the ICD-9 conversion to ICD-10 diagnosis codes by clicking HERE
Acess the ICD-10 claims submission form by clicking HERE
Attention Providers, Family Support Coordinators and SPOE's please review the email encryption document that outlines the process everyone is required to follow when emailing personally identifiable information about EarlySteps children and families to each other. Please review the email encryption dcoument, by clicking HERE.
EarlySteps Provider Enrollment Information and Materials
Provider materials for EarlySteps, Louisiana's Early Intervention System under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part C. EarlySteps provides services to families with infants and toddlers aged birth to three years (36 months) who have a medical condition likely to result in a developmental delay, or who have developmental delays. Children with delays in cognitive, motor, vision, hearing, communication, social-emotional or adaptive development may also be eligible for services.
EarlySteps enrolls providers as independent vendors, rather than employees of the system. Please contact the EarlySteps Coordinator in your region for information about enrollment. Please see the required enrollment form list below:
- Provider Enrollment Check List
- Provider Payee Agreement
- Service Provider Agreement, Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Pay Schedule and Reimbursement
Central Finance Office
EarlySteps uses the services of the Central Finance Office contract agency for its provider enrollment, central directory (service matrix), service authorizations, claims submission and claims payment functions. To learn more, please click HERE.