Institutional Level of Care Redesign

Disabilities Assistance
Developmental Disabilities

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What you need to know

Upcoming Presentation

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM (Central)
    • Webex Presentation: Institutional Level of Care Assessment Project, hosted by Optumas. Optumas will present findings from Phase II: Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Level of Care.      Join meeting
    • Meeting number (access code): 280 246 762
    • Meeting password: DeN4KKUbn29

Past Presentations

Nursing Facility Level of Care Presentation (June 2, 2020)

DHHS held a Webex Presentation for the Nursing Facility Level of Care Assessment Project. The purpose was for Optumas to present findings from Phase I: Nursing Facility (NF) Level of Care.

Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Listening Session (April 22, 2020)

DHHS held a Webex Listening Session for the Institutional Level of Care Assessment Redesign Project. The purpose was to hear from stakeholders on Phase II: Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Level of Care Assessments. The ICF Listening Session covered Child and Adult processes.

Level of Care Redesign Summary

The Division of Developmental Disabilities and Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care, along with the Optumas Healthcare consulting team, are working to design the most appropriate and effective institutional level of care (LOC) assessment criteria and tools to achieve our mission of helping people live better lives.

  • A Technical Advisory Group (TAG) will serve both phases. It will include clinical, academia, provider, and policy perspectives.
  • Each phase will have listening sessions for adults and children, which include families, people in services, and advocates.
  • Each phase will have a statewide stakeholder webinar posted to this website with the project overview and outcomes.


Phase I - Nursing facility level of care

Phase II - Intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled level of care


Timeline for Phase I - Details for May through October 2019.

Timeline for Phase I Update - Details for May through December 2019.

Timeline for Phase II Update - Details for October 2019 through May 2020.