Provider Information

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

New! EarlySteps Online-Training FAQ

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

Email Encryption 

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:

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.


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