MnCHOICES is a single, comprehensive, web-based application that integrates assessment and support planning for all persons seeking access to Minnesota’s long-term services and supports. The Initiative Fact Sheet is an overview of the web-based application.

DHS has redesigned the MnCHOICES site. Check out the Quick links section below and the CountyLink left column MnCHOICES drop-down menu that lists all MnCHOICES pages.

Latest News & Updates

Memo: Long-Term Services and Supports Improvement Tool (PDF): DHS plans to release a new Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Improvement Tool in the MnCHOICES Support Plan application. The goal of the instrument is to understand people’s experience with their services and improve service responsiveness. DHS aims to standardize data sources for federal reporting and inform measures for other evaluation efforts.
Followup: Efficiencies for achieving full implementation MnCHOICES Assessment (PDF)
: On April 27, 2017, DHS released a memo detailing efficiencies DHS has created to help lead agencies meet the deadline for the full MnCHOICES Assessment implementation. As a follow up to the memo, this document includes clarification and further context regarding use of legacy documents.
Memo on MnCHOICES Efficiencies for achieving full implementation (PDF)
: This document has information about efficiencies DHS has created to help lead agencies meet the Jan. 1, 2018, deadline for full implementation of MnCHOICES Assessment.

Quick links

These are links to documents you use every day. Click on MnCHOICES in the left column to see a complete list of pages.

Assessment Guidance Documents
Developmental Disability Screening Document Fields (Guidance)

Forms for LTSS Assessment, Eligibility, and Support Planning
Long Term Care Screening Document Fields (Guidance)
PCA Service Agreement Document Fields (Guidance)
Using CSP DHS-6791B with a MnCHOICES Assessment
When to use the MnCHOICES Assessment

Certified Assessor
Assessment content documents

MnCAT process: Instructions and checklist for lead agencies

MnCAT process: Instructions and checklist for qualified candidates

MnCAT Step 4: Recertification instructions and guidance

MnCHOICES Interagency Contact Point (MICP)
MnCHOICES Interagency Contact Point (MICP) list

Statewide list of certified assessors

Support Plan
Build and Print: CSP/CSSP Crosswalk

Crosswalk: Assessment and Support Plan

Launch Schedule: Groups and Dates – MnCHOICES Support Plan

MnCHOICES Support Plan Pre- and Post-Launch Calls

Support Plan Known Issues 6-16-17

Support Plan training

Support Plan Try It! Companion Document

Support Plan User Access

Support Plan User Manual

Webinar archive: Disability Services Division

Webinar Schedule

Which Support Plan Tabs do I use to create a CSP/CSSP?

2016-2017 anticipated Assessment release and outage schedule

Help Desk Request Form
MnCHOICES office hours schedule

Release notes and companion documents
Statewide List of Certified Assessors

Support Plan User Access

Troubleshooting documents

DHS has archived all documents more than 2 years old.

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