The rates for sheltered care services are based on the point count assessment of the client's needs and the county where the facility is located.
Counties are grouped, based on studies of economic variations, for the purpose of determining sheltered care rates. Group A counties are all counties other than Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and Will. Group B counties are Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and Will.
See WAG 11-03-03-a