Early Childhood Intervention: Specialized Rehabilitative Services


COVID-19 Alert/Update: 

This is official notification that the due date for submission of the 2019 Cost Report and/or 2019 Accountability Report has been extended to June 15, 2020.  This new due date supersedes the original notification and any reminder emails that providers may have already received.

General Information

ECI is a statewide program for families with children, birth to three, with disabilities and developmental delays. Information regarding the Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) program can be found on the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) website.

Cost Reporting Information

MEI Cost Reporting Information

Methodology / Rules

Reimbursement rules applicable to the Specialized Rehabilitation Services for Early Childhood Intervention are located at Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, SubChapter J, Division 22, Rule 8422.

Important notices regarding the Early Childhood Intervention program

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) - Specialized Skills Training (SST) Notices

View FFY 2013 - Cost Report Training - Documentation Requirements (.pdf) (05/18/12)

View FFY 2012 - Rates effective October 1, 2011 and Cost Reporting Requirements (.pdf) (07/20/11)

Payment Rate Information

Payment rate information is published by procedure code in the applicable Texas Medicaid Fee Schedule located on the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) website (see Fee Schedules).

SERVICE Procedure Code Modifier Maximum Rate Units Effective Date
Specialized Skills Training (SST) - Individual
$31.63 15 Minutes 10/01/2011
Specialized Skills Training (SST) - Group
  $7.91 15 Minutes 10/01/2011

Related Information

ECI Cost Report Frequently Asked Questions (.pdf)

Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) Program

Time Study

Training Information

MEI Cost Report Training