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Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS)

Click here to learn how to become a providerCLASS 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 more

Communications

News & Alerts

Letters [Provider (PL) and Information (IL)]
Number Title Date
IL 2014-76 PDF Information on Ebola Virus for Providers of Services to Individuals in the Department of Aging and Disability Services Programs 11/07/2014
IL 2013-75 PDF Addition of Employment Assistance and Expansion of the Consumer Directed Services option to Supported Employment Note: (Updated Nov. 7, 2014) 11/07/2014
IL 2014-75 PDF Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy, Employment Assistance and Revisions of Qualifications for Habilitation and Respite Providers 11/07/2014
IL 2014-65 PDF Contract and Fiscal Compliance Monitoring Tools for Community Living Assistance and Support Services Providers 10/15/2014
IL 2014-64 PDF Clarification of Billing Process for Pre-Enrollment Assessment Activities 10/14/2014

All provider letters for CLASS

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
15-05 PDF Nationwide Expansion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) Focused Survey N/A 10/31/2014
15-04 PDF National Background Check Program (NBCP) Grant Award Updates N/A 10/24/2014
15-01 PDF Impact of Nursing Shortage on Hospice Care N/A 10/03/2014
14-46 PDF Categorical Waiver for Power Strips Use in Patient Care Areas Various N/A 09/26/2014
14-43 PDF Completion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Discharge Assessments for Resident Transfers from a Medicare- and/or Medicaid-Certified Bed to a Non-Certified Bed N/A 08/25/2014

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
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
2014-04 PDF Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR), Medication Aide Registry (MAR), and Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) Referral Process 08/21/2014
2014-02 PDF Forwarding Copy of Investigation Narrative to Appropriate Law Enforcement Agency and District Attorney (Replaces S&CC 99-13) 06/23/2014
2014-01 PDF Transferring Liquid Oxygen from One Container to Another (Replaces S&CC 11-08) 04/04/2014

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: October 22, 2014