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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 more

Communications

News & Alerts

Letters [Provider (PL) and Information (IL)]
Number Title Date
IL 2015-17 PDF Requirement to Submit Request for Dental Evaluation 02/23/2015
IL 2015-15 PDF Denials Regarding Prevocational Services in the Community Living Assistance and Support Services Program 02/18/2015
IL 2015-05A PDF 2014 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 01/16/2015
IL 2015-05 PDF 2014 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 01/16/2015
IL 2014-83.2 PDF 2014 Cost Report Training Information 12/18/2014

All provider letters for CLASS

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
15-35 PDF Implementation of Section 6106 of the Affordable Care Act - Collection of Staffing Data for Long Term Care Facilities N/A 04/10/2015
15-34 PDF Grant Award: Reinvestment of Federal Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Funds to Benefit Nursing Home Residents N/A 04/03/2015
15-31 PDF 2014 Final Report & 2015 Expansion Project – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Focused Dementia Care Survey Pilot N/A 03/27/2015
15-30 PDF Administrative Changes for Two Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - Approved Accrediting Organizations (AOs) N/A 02/27/2015
15-26 PDF Nursing Home Compare “3.0” - Five Star Quality Rating System - Expanded and Strengthened N/A 02/13/2015

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2015-01 PDF Complaint and Incident Intake Functions 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
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

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 10, 2015