This guide covers the what, when, why, and how of the many required ICF/MR assessments. This guide gives practical information that will assist an agency/facility understand what is needed to stay in compliance with state and federal regulations governing the Medicaid ICF/MR program and will help ICF/MR staff to become more knowledgeable about the required assessments.
Why assessments are important
What happens with new admissions
What makes a good assessment
What ICF/MR regulations require
Assessment forms- including sample forms
ICF/MR Assessments: From Admission to Discharge is one of a two-part series including:
Ms. Hayes was previously the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' ICF/MR team leader and then branch chief for Survey and Certification's Continuing Care Providers. Catherine has experience as Director of Operations and trainer/surveyor for The Accreditation Council (now the Council on Quality and Leadership), as a provider and as a quality enhancement manager. She is now a nationally recognized consultant and trainer, specializing in helping agencies serving people with developmental disabilities. H&W Independent Solutions, Inc. is a nationally focused training and consultation firm, offering individually tailored services to agencies in the disability community. H&W's goal is simple: helping you contribute to the improvement and enjoyment of life for those who rely on you for assistance.