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CMS Issues Blanket Waivers ICF/IIDs

April 24, 2020

On April 21, 2020, CMS issued blanket waivers for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IIDs). The ICF/IID waivers include staffing flexibilities for Direct Support Staff (DSS) and Direct Care Staff (DCS), suspension of community outing requirements and mandatory staffing requirements and modification of certain components of required adult training programs and active treatment. and training modifications in Intermediate Care Facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities, See the updated CMS’ Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers for additional details.