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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 2014-65 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
IL 2014-48 PDF Requirement to Request Renewal of Expired Intellectual Disability/Related Conditions and Individual Plan of Care Forms 08/12/2014
IL 2014-44 PDF Fiscal Year 2014 Cutoff Dates for Year-end Closeout Processing 08/01/2014
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

All provider letters for CLASS

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
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
14-42 PDF Release of Learning Tool on Building Respect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults N/A 08/22/2014
14-40 PDF Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)-C1/International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9 Webinar: September 3, 2014 N/A 07/25/2014

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
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
2013-04 PDF Skilled Nursing Services in Assisted Living Facilities 06/03/2013

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: October 22, 2014