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Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS)

CLASS provides home- and community-based services to people with related conditions as a cost-effective alternative to placement in an intermediate care facility for individuals with an intellectual disability or a related condition (ICF/IID). A related condition is a disability, other than an intellectual disability, that originated before age 22 and that affects a person's ability to function in daily life. | Read the CLASS Fact Sheet.

Communications

News & Alerts

Letters [Provider (PL) and Information (IL)]
Number Title Date
IL 2016-17 PDF Attendant Recruitment and Retention Survey - ACTION DUE April 30, 2016 Note: (Replaces IL 16-14) 04/26/2016
IL 2016-15 PDF Residential Provider Self-Assessment Concerning Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Settings 04/11/2016
IL 2016-14 Attendant Recruitment and Retention Survey - ACTION DUE April 30, 2016 04/07/2016
IL 2016-13 PDF Supported Decision-Making Agreement Act 03/23/2016
IL 2016-03 PDF 2015 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 02/01/2016

All provider letters for CLASS

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
16-21 PDF Guidance to Surveyors on Federal Requirements for Providing Services to Justice Involved Individuals N/A 05/03/2016
16-17 PDF Affordable Care Act Section 6103: Guidance for State Consumer Oriented Websites- Update to Survey and Certification Letter 11-41-NHs N/A 03/25/2016
16-15 PDF State Operations Manual (SOM) Surveyor Guidance Revisions Related to Psychosocial Harm in Nursing Homes N/A 03/25/2016
16-14 PDF Release of 2015 Nursing Home Data Compendium N/A 03/25/2016
16-13 PDF Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) - Implementation of required electronic submission of Staffing Data for Long Term Care (LTC) Facilities N/A 03/18/2016

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2016-02 PDF Prompt Reporting of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) 02/23/2016
2016-01 PDF Nursing Facility Administrator (NFA) License Verification 01/26/2016
2015-01 PDF Complaint and Incident Intake Functions (Replaces S&CC 03-08) 04/12/2015
2014-08 PDF Locked Units in Assisted Living Facilities without an Alzheimer’s Certification 11/05/2014
2014-06 PDF Locked Units in Nursing Facilities without an Alzheimer’s Certification 10/22/2014

All S&CC Memos

Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2014-02 PDF Guidance for Processing Non-Compliance with State Licensure Requirements 05/16/2014
2012-04 PDF CMS Region VI-Dallas Delegation of Notification of the Imposition and Starting Date of Optional Denial of Payment for New Admissions to the State Survey Agencies in Region VI 03/14/2012
2012-02 PDF Procedural Instructions for Processing Certifications Concerning Legal Names and Doing Business as Names of Providers and Suppliers 02/17/2012
2012-01 PDF Voluntary Termination and Related Processes 02/10/2012
2010-02 PDF Documents for Processing Certification Actions for All Non-Long Term Care Providers/Suppliers (except ICFs/MR and Clinical Laboratories) 05/27/2010

All RS&C Letters

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Updated: April 14, 2016