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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

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News & Alerts

Letters [Provider (PL) and Information (IL)]
Number Title Date
IL 2014-41 PDF Expansion of Medicaid Acute Care Services – Provision of Day Activity and Health Services and Primary Home Care for Individuals in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Waivers 07/22/2014
IL 2014-38 PDF Expansion of Medicaid Acute Care Services – Role of STAR+PLUS Acute Care Service Coordinator in Long-term Support Services Planning 07/09/2014
IL 2014-35 PDF Electronic Visit Verification Liquidated Damages 07/02/2014
IL 2014-25 PDF Maintaining Continuously Current Waiver Program Eligibility 06/05/2014
IL 2014-22 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2014 Claims Billing Closeout 06/03/2014

All provider letters for CLASS

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
14-38 PDF Rehabilitation Agencies: Fire Alarm Systems, SOM Appendix E Revision - Advance Copy N/A 07/03/2014
14-37 PDF Advance Guidance - Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix PP- Guidance to Surveyors for Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities and Chapter 4 N/A 07/03/2014
14-36 PDF Infection Control Breaches Which Warrant Referral to Public Health Authorities N/A 05/30/2014
14-30 PDF Grant Solicitation for the Reinvestment of Federal Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Funds to Benefit Nursing Home Residents N/A 05/16/2014
14-29 PDF Information for Applications to Extend the Due Date for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems in Existing Nursing Homes N/A 05/16/2014

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
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
2013-04 PDF Skilled Nursing Services in Assisted Living Facilities 06/03/2013
2013-02 PDF Referrals to an Incident-based Nursing Peer Review Committee (NPRC) or the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) (Replaces S&CC 02-17) 03/27/2013
2013-01 PDF Conflict of Interest Protocol Regarding State Supported Living Center Survey and Certification Procedures (Replaces S&CC 07-01) 03/27/2013

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: July 10, 2014