FMS Engine

FMS Engine
Grow your Financial Management Services operation

FMS Engine is a web-based tool for providing Financial Management Services

in self-directed programs. 

Grow your FMS with confidence!

Trust the national leader in Financial Management Services software with over a decade of experience in self-direction. Serving over 175,000 self-directing individuals, our software powers organizations to grow. Software that simplifies while managing complexity helps our clients at least double the number of people they serve while keeping the same staff size.

Power your program with FMS Engine.

The right fit for your FMS operations.

FMS Engine is a complete solution tailor-made for self-direction. Serving over 175,000 self-directing individuals, our software powers organizations to grow. FMS Engine is organized to mirror the core areas of every FMS operation, seamlessly threading together the different steps and processes to create an integrated, compliant ecosystem.

If your organization operates as a 

  • Fiscal/Employer Agent
  • Agency with Choice
  • Fiscal Intermediary
  • Fiscal Support Entity
  • Intermediary Service Organization
  • Co-employment Service
  • Financial Management Services Agency (FMSA)
  • Consumer-Directed Services Agency

...and you work in one of these program for your clients:

  • Consumer Direction
  • Self-Direction
  • Participant Direction
  • Cash and Counseling
  • Veterans-Directed Care
  • Community Living Programs
  • Money Follows the Person
  • Home and Community-Based Services
  • Consumer-Directed Services
  • Consumer-Directed Care
  • Consumer-Directed Option

...then FMS Engine is the premier professional tool for you

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Number of self-directing individuals served by our systems


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Self-direction payments processed

$21.67 Billion

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Employees working in self-direction tracked in our systems


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Self-direction timesheets  processed

12 Million

What is FMS Engine?

FMS Engine is the leading cloud-based software designed to power your FMS operations. 

Designed with the rules built right in and configured for your state and program-specific regulations, FMS Engine helps you stay ahead of compliance and offers integrity and support during the growth phases of your business.

Intuitive and role-based, FMS Engine puts you behind the wheel when it comes to your organization's security and accessibility by allowing you to give the specific access to your team that their role requires, not too much and not too little. 

FMS Engine utilizes components specific to the core functions of your service delivery. 

FMS Engine boosts your operations in 5 key areas

Enrollment and Onboarding

  Online and on time. 

  • Online, self-service. Participants and employees complete key enrollment and new hire forms online
  • Paper, faxes and mailing - eliminated
  • Expedite enrollment and reduce errors with customizable built-in workflows and rules
  • Your staff focus on people, not program complexity. FMS Engine handles that

Budget and Authorization Management

  Automated and powerful. Built for self-direction.

  • Easily create participant budgets from program services and rates
  • Track budgets and authorizations in units or dollars
  • Manage complex budget and authorization rules
  • Ensure utilization is appropriate at annual, monthly, weekly, daily and other intervals
  • Automatically budget for employer tax expenditures
  • Manage co-pays, deductibles, and cost shares
  • Participants, care managers, state, and families can see the budget and expenditures on demand

Communication and Tracking

  Structure for the unstructured.

  • Track all customer service activity in real-time
  • Allow staff and selected stakeholders to see every communication that has taken place for a participant
  • Create tasks and action items to assign to staff and departments
  • Ability to attach documents
  • Automatic notifications to remind staff to take action as needed

Timesheets, Invoices and EVV

  EVV. Purpose-built.

  • Mobile-friendly timesheet and invoice entry
  • EVV purpose-built for self-direction by meeting the 21st Century Cures Act requirements in the least-restrictive way for participants
  • Notifications for unauthorized and over-budgeted expenditures
  • Quality controls built into workflows designed around your program, payer & business rules
  • Integration with external payroll and accounts payable software

Billing and Eligibility

  Do it fast. Do it right. 

  • Get paid on 98% of claims on the first try
  • Process claims 60xs faster
  • Bill Medicaid, fee-for-service, managed care, Veterans Health Administration, and other payers with powerful electronic claims, using batch electronic files including 837i and 837p
  • Automate claim scrubbing to prevent incomplete billing and collect more on your claims the first time, eliminate the need for a clearinghouse
  • Manage aging with powerful reports and streamlined workflows, tracking accounts receivable and aging by program, payer, consumer, with reason for denials, allowing for easy follow-up and re-billing 
  • Save time with batch rebill and other batch action features for more time savings, such as producing pre-populated Forms CMS 1500 and UB-04
  • Check Medicaid eligibility in batch with automated 270/271 and prevent claims for ineligible consumers

What clients are saying

The Annkissam staff are the leading experts in the field of self-direction. It is refreshing to talk to Annkissam staff that have been in the business and understand first hand the challenges that FMS providers face each day.”

Annkissam’s depth and breadth of knowledge of consumer direction far surpassed our expectations.”

FMS Engine delivered what was promised.”

In considering software, we researched industry-specific software leaders, and used feedback from peer FMS agencies, and chose a platform based on FMS acumen and intelligence. We chose Annkissam because their software offered an intersection of business intelligence, ability to optimize systems and shared values.”

We have money stashed away because the billing is more regular, more complete, more accurate. We have money set aside for a whole payroll. This is thanks to FMS Engine.”