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Bilingual and Sign Language Interpreting

Individuals who are bilingual or an interpreter for the deaf may enroll to bill as an interpreter. Upon application for enrollment, the bilingual applicant must identify the languages for which he/she is applying to interpret and/or translate and document completion of Early Intervention Systems Training as defined in Section 500.60(f) and Early Intervention approved training for bilingual interpreter/translators and oral and/or written language proficiency using approved testing procedures. By September 1, 2008, all enrolled bilingual interpreters must have documented completion of Early Intervention approved training for bilingual interpreters/translators and oral and/or written language proficiency using approved testing procedures to maintain enrollment. Interpreters for the deaf must meet the requirements set forth in 225 ILCS 442 and document completion of Early Intervention Systems Training as defined in Section 500.60(f). CBO enrollment required.

Pay Table

Unit of Service Description Rate of Reimbursement
15 minutes Family training and support –onsite $10.71
15 minutes Family training and support - offsite $13.50
15 minutes Group family training and support (multiple families or group with one provider and not more than four children) $ 2.68

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