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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 2016-32 PDF Deadline Approaching to Update All Intellectual Disability/Related Conditions Assessments to Comply With the International Classification of Disease Transition 08/17/2016
IL 2016-29 PDF Fiscal Year 2016 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for-Service Year-end Closeout Processing 08/03/2016
IL 2016-23 PDF IDD Assessment Project - Phase One Implementation 07/14/2016
IL 2016-26 PDF Provision of Acute Care and State Plan Services for Individuals Under 21 Years of Age 07/05/2016
IL 2016-22 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2016 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/13/2016

All provider letters for CLASS

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
16-34 PDF Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Appendix J and Exhibit 355: Removal of Website Links N/A 08/12/2016
16-33 PDF Protecting Resident Privacy and Prohibiting Mental Abuse Related to Photographs and Audio/Video Recordings by Nursing Home Staff N/A 08/05/2016
16-31 PDF Mandatory Immediate Imposition of Federal Remedies and Assessment Factors Used to Determine the Seriousness of Deficiencies for Nursing Homes N/A 07/22/2016
16-29 PDF Adoption of the 2012 edition of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 - Life Safety Code (LSC) and 2012 edition of the NFPA 99 - Health Care Facilities Code (HCFC) N/A 06/20/2016
16-28 PDF Update Report on the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes N/A 06/03/2016

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2016-05 PDF Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR), Nurse Aide Registry (NAR), and Medication Aide Registry (MAR) Referral Process 06/22/2016
2016-04 PDF Survey Revisit Guidance 06/08/2016
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

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