Community Living Assistance & Support Services (CLASS)

Overview

CLASS provides home- and community-based services to people with related conditions as a cost-effective alternative to placement in an Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions (ICF-IID). A related condition is a disability, other than mental retardation, that originated before age 22 and that affects the ability to function in daily life.

Reporting Information

Cost Reports

Case Management Agency

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Direct Services Agency

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Rate Enhancement Reports

View 2019 Accountability Report
View 2018 Accountability Report - Multipurpose Information
View 2017 Accountability Report - Multipurpose Information

Methodology/Rules

The Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS) program-specific Reimbursement Methodology is located in Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, Subchapter E, Rule §355.505. This rule sections explain in detail how the CLASS payment rates are calculated.

Cost Determination Process Rules applicable to the CLASS program are located in Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, Subchapter A, Rules §§355.101-111.

Rules pertaining to the maintenance of contractor records for the CLASS program are located in Title 40 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 1, Chapter 49, Subchapter C, Rule §49.305 and Rule §49.307.

Rules pertaining to the Attendant Compensation Rate Enhancement are located at Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, SubChapter A, Rule 112.

Payment Rate Information

Effective September 1, 2019 to Current (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2014  (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2013 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2012 (.pdf)
Effective December 1, 2011 (.pdf)
Effective November 1, 2009 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2009 (.pdf)
Effective August 1, 2009 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2008 (.pdf)
Effective August 1, 2008 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2007 (.pdf)
Effective June 1, 2007 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2006 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2005 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2004 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2003 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2002 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2001 (.pdf)
Effective September 1, 2000 (.pdf)

Rate Enhancement - Attendant Compensation

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Training Information

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