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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 2016-03 PDF 2015 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 02/01/2016
IL 2016-01 PDF 2015 Cost Report Training Information 01/14/2016
IL 2015-81 PDF Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) Investigation Procedures in Home and Community-based Medicaid Programs 12/31/2015
IL 2015-74 PDF Discontinuing Use of Purpose Code E for Reinstatement of Lapsed Diagnostic Eligibility 12/09/2015
IL 2015-72 PDF Employment Recruitment Coordinator Role and Activities 11/16/2015

All provider letters for CLASS

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
16-06 PDF Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Infection Control Courses N/A 01/22/2016
16-05 PDF Infection Control Pilot Project N/A 12/23/2015
16-04 PDF Focused Dementia Care Survey Tools N/A 11/27/2015
15-52 PDF Home Health Agency (HHA) Survey Protocol Training Item Revised N/A 09/11/2015
15-51 PDF Home Health Agencies (HHAs): Change of Address – Notification of the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) N/A 08/28/2015

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
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
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

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 1, 2015