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24-hour customized living
24-hour emergency assistance

24-hour plan of care (ICF/DD level of care)


AC (Alternative Care) program
AC allocations

AC conversion case management

AC nutrition services

Active treatment

Activity timelines for reassessments when the COR and CFR are different

Additional square footage

Admission to nursing facility for people younger than age 21

Adult companion services

Adult day services

Adult day services bath

Adult foster care

Adult protection

Adult public guardianship

Allocations – BI, CAC and CADI

Allocations – DD

Alternative Care (AC)

Alternative Care allocations

Alternative Care conversion case management

Alternative Care / waiver case management

Alternative pricing method (waiver services)


Assessment and support planning

Assessment applicability and timelines

Assistive technology

Authorizing and billing transportation with day and employment services

Autism benefit

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Basis of eligibility
Behavioral analyst (waiver)

Behavioral professional (waiver)

Behavioral specialist (waiver)

Behavioral support

Billing (waiver)

BI (Brain Injury) Waiver

BI–NB (Brain Injury – Neurobehavioral) Waiver conversion

BI–NF (Brain Injury – Nursing Facility) Waiver conversion

BI Waiver financial management

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CAC (Community Alternative Care) Waiver
CAC Waiver conversion

CAC Waiver financial management

CADI (Community Access for Disability Inclusion) Waiver

CADI Waiver conversion

CADI Waiver financial management

CADI Waiver waiting list guide

Caregiver living expenses

Caregiver training and education

Case management / care coordination

Case management aide

Case management and travel time

Case management (waiver and Alternative Care)

Case manager / care coordinator MHCP information

Case mix

Category of service (COS)

CDCS (consumer directed community supports)

CDCS background study implementation

CDCS enhanced budget

CDCS fiscal support entity (FSE)

CDCS involuntary exit

CDCS paying parents of minor children and spouses

CDCS personal assistance

CDCS process and procedures

CDCS self–direction support activities

CDCS support planner

CDCS treatment and training

Certified assessors – MnCHOICES

Change of fiscal services for people who participate in CDCS and CSG

Changes to size of setting – 5th bed

Changing waiver programs

Child foster care

Child foster care – funding

Child protection

Choice of provider

Choice to waive annual reassessment

Chore services

Community-Based Services (CBS) – state-operated

Community living assistance (CLA)

Community support plan (CSP, for CDCS)

Community Support Services (CSS)

Companion services

Conciliation conference

Consumer direction

Consumer safeguards

Consumer Support Grant (CSG)

Consumer Support Grant enhanced budget

Consumer training and education

Contracts (lead agency)

Conversion case management for Alternative Care

Corporate foster care and community residential settings

Corporate foster care moratorium

Corporate foster care moratorium liaison contact list

County/tribal nation eList

County of financial responsibility

County of residence/county of financial responsibility process and procedure

County safety net eligibility

Crisis respite

Customized living

Customized living – 24–hour

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Day training and habilitation (DT&H)
Day training and habilitation (DT&H) needs determination

Deeming (MA eligibility)

DD (developmental disabilities) screening

DD Screening Document guide for assessing children in MnCHOICES

DD screening for nursing facility admission (OBRA)

DD (Developmental Disabilities) Waiver

DD Waiver diversion

DD Waiver financial management

Development (employment services)

DHS background study process for lead agencies that approve service vendors

DHS bulletins

DHS documents and forms (eDocs)

DHS licensed provider lookup
DHS MMIS Resource Center

DHS-operated Community-Based Services (CBS)

Disability and Aging PolicyQuest

Disability Benefits 101 (DB101)

Disability determination (Social Security)

Disability Hub MN

Disability Services Division (DSD)

Discontinuation of the residential care waiver service

DSD lead agency eList

DSD forms

DSD help desks

DSD lead agency resources

DSD policy help

DSD regional resource specialists

DSD Response Center


DWRS (Disability Waiver Rate System)

DWRS exception requests

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Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) benefit
Edits (MMIS)


Elderly Waiver (EW)


Emergency assistance – 24–hour

Employment (overview)

Employment/day services and transportation (briefcase resource document)

Employment development services

Employment exploration services

Employment support services

Enhanced rate or budget for PCA, CDCS and CSG

Enteral and oral nutritional products

Environmental accessibility adaptations

Environmental accessibility adaptations – additional information

Environmental accessibility adaptations – additional square footage

Environmental modifications and provisions (CDCS)

Essential Community Supports (ECS)

Exception codes (MMIS)

Exclusions from Chapter 245D licensure

Exploration (employment services)

Extended home care services

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Family adult day services (FADS)
Family caregiver services – AC, EW

Family Support Grant (FSG)

Family training and counseling – BI, CAC, CADI, DD

Fifth bed (changes to size of setting)

Financial management

Financial management of the waivers (overview)

Financial management – BI, CAC and CADI waivers

Financial management – DD Waiver

Financial management services (FMS) – CDCS and CSG

Fiscal support entity

FMS providers – CDCS and CSG

Forms – Main page

Forms – A to Z DSD forms

Forms – By eDocs number

Foster care – adult and child (waiver service)

FSG (Family Support Grant)

Funding for children in foster care settings

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Glossary of terms and acronyms
Group residential housing (GRH)


Guide to encouraging informed choice and discussing risk

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Habilitation – residential

HCBS (home and community-based services)

HCBS waiver/AC provider enrollment and standards

HCLS funding tree

Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

HIPAA – Additional information regarding information privacy and security compliance

HIV/AIDS services (Program HH)

Home care

Home care nursing (formerly known as PDN)

Home care nursing (formerly known as PDN) shared service option

Home Care Nursing Hardship Waiver

Home care services – extended

Home care therapies

Home-delivered meals

Home health aide

Home modifications (EAA service)



Hospital level of care

Host county notification

Housing access coordination

Housing Benefits 101

Housing resources

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ICF/DD (Intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities)
ICF/DD short-term admission

ICF/DD level of care

In-home family supports (BI, CAC and CADI)

Independent living skills (ILS) therapies

Independent living skills (ILS) training

Individual community living supports (ICLS)

Individualized home supports (IHS)

Informed choice

Interpreter services

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Jensen Settlement Agreement

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Lead agency oversight of waiver/AC approval-option service vendors
Lead agency safety net eligibility

Legislative links

Level of care

Life Bridge

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) program

Long-term care consultation (LTCC)

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MA (Medical Assistance)
MA billing principles and requirements

MA eligibility

MA-EPD (Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities)

MA for children with disabilities (TEFRA)

MA for people who are age 65 or older, and people who are blind or have a disability

MA Rehab Option (ARMHS)

Maltreatment of minors and vulnerable adults (Ombudsman services)

Manual updates

Market rate services

MCCP (Metro Crisis Coordination Program)


Mental health services

Metro Crisis Coordination Program

MHCP provider application

MHCP provider numbers

Minnesota Life Bridge

Minnesota Intensive Therapeutic Homes (MITH)

Minnesota state white pages

Minnesota Unitary Residency and Financial Responsibility Act

MMIS exception codes (formerly known as MMIS edits)

MMIS Resource Center


MnCHOICES – Certified assessors

MnCHOICES – DD Screening Document guide for assessing children

Monitoring technology

Moratorium on corporate foster care and community residential settings
MSHO (Minnesota Senior Health Options)

MSOCS (Minnesota State-Operated Community Services)

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Neurobehavioral hospital level of care
Night supervision services

Notice of action

Nursing facility admission of people younger than age 21

Nursing facility level of care

Nutrition services – Alternative Care

Nutritional products (oral and enteral)

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Occupational therapy (OT) (home care therapies)


Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA)

Oral and enteral nutritional products

Own home requirements

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Paying relatives and legally responsible individuals
PCA (Personal care assistance)

PCA enhanced rate

PCA Program Manual

Person-centered practices

Personal care assistance (PCA)

Personal emergency response system (PERS)

Personal support

Person's own home

Physical therapy (PT) (home care therapies)

Physician letter of medical necessity for BI-NB Waiver

Policy help

Positive supports

Pre-admission screening (PAS)

Prevocational services

Procedure codes

Process and procedure: When a COR completes a MnCHOICES assessment for the CFR

Program HH (HIV/AIDS)

Protected information

Provider application

Provider enrollment and standards – waiver and AC

Provider signature requirements for HCBS support plans

Public guardianship

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Rate Management System (RMS)

Rate methodologies for AC, ECS and EW service authorization

Reassessments when COR and CFR are different

Record retention

Referrals and moves from other states

Regional resource specialists

Reimbursement for overhead expenses due to residential absence

Reimbursement for unforeseen circumstances

Related condition

Relocation service coordination (RSC)

Relocation service coordination – targeted case management private provider list

Remote support – Individualized home supports and supported living services for adults in own home

Required case management (CDCS)

Requirements for a person's own home

Residential absence

Residential care

Residential habilitation

Resource Center

Respiratory therapy (RT) (home care therapies)


Respite – crisis

Response Center

Responsible party (PCA)

Retirement, Survivors and Disability Insurance (RSDI)

Risk and informed choice


RRS (Regional Resource Specialists)

Rule 185 case management

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Setting size change

Screening documents

Screening for nursing facility admission of people younger than age 21

Secure email


Semi–independent living services (SILS)

Service agreements

Service coordination / case management

Services during the day

Shared service option for HCN

Size of setting changes

Skilled nurse visit (SNV)

SMRT (State Medical Review Team)

SNBC (Special Needs BasicCare)

Social Security Disability Determinations

Specialist services

Specialized equipment and supplies

Speech language pathology (SLP) (home care therapies)


SSA (Social Security Administration)

SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance)

SSI (Social Security Supplemental Security Income)

SSIS (Social Services Information System)

State and lead agency oversight responsibilities

State-operated Community-Based Services (CBS)

Structured day program (SDP)

Successful Life Project

Support (employment services)

Support planning

Support planning – Guide to encouraging informed choice and discussing risk

Support planning – Provider signature requirements

Supported employment services (SES)

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Targeted case management – vulnerable adults and adults with developmental disabilities (VA/DD–TCM)
Technology for HOME (T4H) grant

TED Program


Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) Program

Temporary exception to size of setting

Therapies (home care)


Transitional services – BI, CAC, CADI, DD

Transitional services – EW

Translation services


Transportation and day and employment services (resource for authorization and billing)

Tribal administration of HCBS programs

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Unitary residency
Unforeseen circumstances – Waiver/AC reimbursement

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Vehicle modification (EAA service)

Vulnerable adult/developmental disability targeted case management (VA/DD–TCM)

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Waiting list – CADI Waiver
Waiting list – DD Waiver

Waive annual reassessment

Waiver access

Waiver/AC reimbursement for unforeseen circumstances

Waiver/AC service provider overview

Waiver application

Waiver assessment

Waiver authorization

Waiver billing and rates

Waiver case management / service coordination

Waiver financial management

Waiver overview

Waiver policy and procedures

Waiver leave days (Reimbursement for overhead expenses due to residential absence)

Waiver Management System (WMS)

Waiver oral and enteral nutritional products

Waiver rate exception requests

Waiver rate limits

Waiver Rate Management System (RMS)

Waiver reassessment

Waiver service limits

Waiver service planning

Waiver termination

What’s new

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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Younger than age 21 – Screening for nursing facility admission

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