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ICFs/DD

Page posted: 10/01/03

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Page updated: 12/27/13

Legal Authority

42 C.F.R. part 440, 42 C.F.R. part 441, 42 C.F.R. part 442, Minn. Stat. chapter 245A, Minn. Stat. §245D.02, Minn. Stat. chapter 144, Minn. Stat. §252.282, Minn. Stat. §256B.092, Minn. Stat. §256B.0926, Minn. Stat. §256B.501, Minn. Stat. §256B.5011, Minn. Stat. §256B.5012. Minn. Stat. §256B.5013, Minn. Stat. §256B.5014 and Minn. Stat. §256B.5015

Definition

Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DD): Residential facility licensed as a health care institution and certified by the Minnesota Department of Health to provide health or rehabilitative services for persons with developmental disability or a related condition who require active treatment.

Secondary Information

Facilities are located in 58 counties and range in size from four beds to 64 beds. An ICF/DD is licensed for:

  • • Age and capacity by the Department of Human Services licensing
  • • Class A or B designation by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
  • Developmental disability (DD) screening document coding

    On the DD screening document, code current services as ICF/DD community #28 with a risk status of 01 - Person is at risk of ICF/DD placement.

    Eligibility

    MDH certifies an ICF/DD to provide health or rehabilitative services for persons who:

  • • Have developmental disability or a related condition
  • • Need a 24-hour plan of care
  • • Need continuous active treatment
  • • Cannot apply skills learned in one environment to a new environment without aggressive and consistent training
  • Covered Services

    The ICF/DD is to provide outcome-based services in response to the needs of a person as identified in the Individual Service Plan. Services must be based on the needs and preferences of the person, goals of the person and be consistent with the principles of the least restrictive environment and self-determination.

    The ICF/DD must make available to each person:

  • • Functional skill development
  • • Opportunities for development of decision-making skills
  • • Opportunities to participate in the community
  • • Reduced dependency on care providers
  • Related Links

    Case Manager’s Guide to Determining ICF/DD Level of Care for ICF/DD and DD Waiver Services DHS-4147A (PDF)
    ICF/DD Systems Manual

    Provider Standards and Qualifications

    Payments will be made only to those entities or persons that meet the current licensure requirements of Minn. Stat. chapter 245D.

    Providers licensed under 245D must report all uses of controlled procedures, emergency use of manual restraint and prohibited procedures according to Minn. Stat. 245D.06, subd. 5 to DHS via the Behavioral Intervention Report Form DHS-5148 (PDF).

    Service providers may apply for a 245D license using the Licensing home page.

    Email questions about exclusion from DHS licensure to the DHS Licensing Division HCBS Unit.

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