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Adult day services bath

Page posted: 11/14/16

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Page updated: 3/12/18

Legal authority

Federally approved BI, CADI, DD and EW waiver plans, Alternative Care (AC) program (Minn. Stat. §256B.0913), Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 245A, Minn. Stat. §245A.143, Minn. R. 9555.5105-6265, Minn. R. 9555.9600-9730


Adult day services bath: A bath provided by an adult day services or a family adult day services (FADS) provider when it is not able to occur in the person’s home.

Secondary information

Foster care waiver services

A person cannot receive an adult day services bath and foster care waiver services from the same provider.

Service amount

A person can receive up to two 15-minute units of adult day services bath per day.

Provider standards and qualifications

For adult day services provider standards and qualifications, see CBSM – Adult day services.

For family adult day services (FADS) provider standards and qualifications, see CBSM – FADS.

Eligible providers

The following providers may provide an adult day services bath:

  • • Adult day services center (i.e., a non-residential setting licensed to provide adult day services)
  • • FADS provider
  • • Hospital
  • • Medical clinic
  • • Nursing facility.
  • Authorization, rates and billing

    Below is program-specific authorization, rates and billing information for adult day services bath. For more information, see Long-Term Services and Supports Service Rate Limits, DHS-3945 (PDF).

    AC and EW

    Under the AC and EW programs, the lead agency authorizes adult day services bath at the state-established, 15-minute rate.

    BI, CADI and DD

    Under the BI, CADI and DD waivers, adult day services bath is a framework service. The lead agency uses the Rate Management System (RMS) to determine rates. For more information, see CBSM – Rate Management System.

    Under the BI, CADI and DD waivers,on a day when the person receives an adult day services bath, the lead agency must authorize adult day services/FADS using the 15-minute rate.

    Additional resources

    CBSM – Adult day services
    CBSM – Family adult day services

    CBSM – Waiver general process and procedures – BI, CAC, CADI, DD

    CBSM – Waiver programs overview

    CBSM – Waiver/AC service provider overview

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