Date: February 16, 2022
To: Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Providers
Re: Initiation of 2022 Settings Compliance Validation
This notice is ONLY intended for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Providers who have received a communication from the Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA), Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHS DDD) or Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services (DHS DRS) regarding SETTINGS COMPLIANCE VALIDATION. These providers must undergo a State assessment of their compliance with Federal Settings requirements.
The following items have been uploaded to the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Statewide Transition Plan website to assist applicable providers with the 2022 Settings Compliance Validation process:
- A link to the Settings Compliance Validation
- Guidance to providers on Settings Compliance Validation
- A video tutorial for providers on navigating the Settings Compliance Validation Portal
Providers may access these documents at: https://www2.illinois.gov/hfs/MedicalClients/HCBS/Transition/Pages/2022SettingsComplianceValidation.aspx
For questions regarding the Settings Compliance Validation process, please utilize the appropriate Department e-mail contact provided on the 2022 Settings Compliance Validation webpage.
Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs