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List of FMS Providers: Tri-Counties

Action FMS

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer, Sole Employer and Co-Employer

Sole Employer:

Sole Employer Rate: 17%

Co-Employer:

Co-Employer Rate: 25%

Other Information:

Primary RC Vendor: WRC

Maximum Budget Amount: No Cap

Action FMS Contact Information:

Anne Gogstad

310-867-8882

a@actionfms.com

Website:

Aveanna Support Services

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer and Co-Employer (with nursing through home health agency only)

Co-Employer:

Co-Employer Rate:

14.07% + 3.3% sick, SDI: 6.2%, Medicare: 1.45%, FUTA: .6%, CAETT: .1%, CASUI: 2.2%, Workers Comp: 3%

Background check:

  • All Employees and vendors must do live scan

No Health Insurance

Budget Report:

Uploaded on platform on 8th of the month; Login to platform to get report; Real time data.

Other Information:

Languages:

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Vietnamese

  • Mandarin

  • Cantonese

  • Trieu Chau

Service Codes Not Supported:

  • No clinical needs (nursing, G-Tubes, etc.) - they will only provide support in the bill payer model, not co-employer.

  • Live-in caregiver

You must use Aveanna Spending Plan.

Maximum Budget Amount: $150,000 - $200,000

(requires review)

Aveanna Support Services Contact Information:

Beatriz Casas and Olivia

866-876-3038

Other Phone Numbers:

310-215-1730 (traditional)

408-288-6701 (San Jose)

Other Contact Emails:

Northern California:

SJSDP@aveanna.com

Southern California:

FMSInfo@phs-west.com

SDP Spending Plan Submission:

sjspendingplan@aveanna.com

SDP Invoice Submission:

sjsdpinvoices@aveanna.com

SDP enrollment Inquiries:

sdpenrollment@aveanna.com

Time Zone: PST

Website:

Aveanna Support Services Payment Information:

Paperwork Requirements for 1099:

  • ABC Test

  • Vendor Enrollment Form

  • Business License or Certificate

  • W-9

  • Direct Deposit Form

  • HCBS Compliant (from Regional Center - 2-4 weeks)

Invoice Time:

  • Invoice Participant Responsibility

  • 30 business days to process payment (do not accept invoice directly from vendor)

No Reimbursement

Credit Card Purchase (Will use credit card only after other options tried):

  • Must fill out purchase request on Google form; either online purchase (no Best Buy) over the phone invoice submitted.

  • Purchase takes 7-14 days

  • Pay with credit card will not leave card on file

Electronic Time Sheet: Pays Weekly

Ritz Vocational Management

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer and Co-Employer

Co-Employer Rate: 22.75%

Languages:

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Mandarin

Maximum Budget Amount: $120,000

Ritz Vocational Management Payment Information:

No reimbursement

Ritz Vocational Management Contact Information:

833-748-9888

Website:

24Hour Homecare

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer and Co-Employer

Languages:

  • English

  • Spanish

24Hour Homecare Payment Information:

No reimbursement

24Hour Homecare Contact Information:

310-258-9411

Time Zone: PST

Website:

Acumen

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer and Sole Employer

Sole Employer:

Sole Employer Rate: 15.10%

Other Information:

Languages:

  • English

  • Spanish

Maximum Budget Amount: $500,000

Acumen Payment Information:

Credit Card Payment as last resort; Working to move current participant payments to invoices;

New clients: CC purchase only for online purchases such as:

  • Transportation: Clipper Card, Marin Access, Humboldt Transit Authority & Token Transit

  • Phone/Internet Bills: Verizon, AT&T & Comcast/Xfinity

  • Gyms: LA Fitness, 24Hr Fitness & EOS Fitness

  • Schools: Cambrian District School, Saddleback Valley Unified School District, Cypress College, Cal State Long Beach & Homeschool Assist of Montana

  • Events: There are certain events we also make exceptions for (for exp: marathons, networking events & dance events)

Acumen Contact Information:

Yvette Torres

424-210-8810

General Help Line:

877-211-3738

Time Zone: PST

Website:

Essential Pay

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer

Other Information:

Primary RC Vendor: NLACRC

Only permits one pay rate for all personal assistants

Maximum Budget Amount: $50,000

Essential Pay Contact Information:

Jessica Escalante

833-268-8530

Essential Pay Payment Information:

No reimbursement

FMS Pay

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer

Languages:

  • English

  • Spanish

More information coming soon!

FMS Pay Contact Information:

Kyle Jones

858-281-5910

Website:

GT Independence

Main Information:

Services Available:

Bill Payer, Sole Employer and Co-Employer

Bill Payer:

Bill Payer Rate:

1% non-payroll burden rate for the purchase of goods and vendor services in clients' spending plans.

Sole Employer:

Sole Employer Rate:

Standard Employer Taxes: 11.95%

California Taxes: 3.86%

Other Program Costs: 2.19%

Total: 18% Employer Burden

Sick time is minimum 3 days and if the family wants to purchase a single policy through GT it is a dollar amount specific to the individual and the number of full time and part time employees. This way families are buying a policy specifically for their program structure and need.

Background check:

  • If not providing personal care, employer may have option to do GT background.

Sole Employer Insurance:

  • Can use GT workers comp and liability or find workers comp policy.

  • Does not offer health insurance (but can reimburse employees).

Co-Employer:

Co-Employer Rate:

Standard Employer Taxes: 11.95%

California Taxes (including Worker’s Comp): 6.6%

Other Program Costs: 2.19%

Employee Benefit Options: 3.26%

Total: 24%

Part time employees are eligible for benefits, when they meet the eligibility requirements to enroll.

Background check:

  • All Employees and vendors must do live scan - GT no longer pays costs.

Co-Employer Insurance:

  • Offers health insurance - full time employee chooses policy after 90 days, part time employees can get insurance after 1 year of work.

  • Employer pays 100%

  • Participant must update spending plan.

  • Sick pay rolls over if not used up to 3 years (24 hours per year).

Budget Report:

Portal - can print out their own spending summary.

Other Information:

Primary RC Vendor: WRC

Languages:

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Russian

  • Armenian

  • Tagalog

  • Vietnamese

  • Mandarin

  • Cantonese

  • Trieu Chau

  • Korean

GT is asking for undesignated funds in the spending plan if you don't know who will provide the service. - Selvin

Maximum Budget Amount: No Cap

GT Independence Payment Information:

Paperwork Requirements for 1099:

  • Enrollment process through docusign

  • W-9

  • Disclose method of payment - pay check out of state

  • Purchase of service agreement

Invoice Time:

  • Email invoice

  • Vendor sends invoice to participant in a PDF or can submit invoice if signed by participant

  • Invoice by 1st and 16th of the month, payment by 10th and 26th

No Reimbursement

Credit Card Purchase: On Approval

EVV: Already in system

Electronic Time Sheet: Yes

GT Independence Contact Information:

Terrasel Jones

877-659-4500

Time Zone: PST

Website:

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