What is it?

Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) is a living arrangement for adults (age 18 and older) in a group home, family home or apartment where 8 or fewer unrelated adults with developmental disabilities live under supervision of the community developmental services agency.  Residents receive complete and individualized residential habilitation, personal support services and supports under the direction of a community support team within the local agency.  The registration form is found at the bottom of this page.

How do I Become A Provider?

  1. You must be licensed 

    1. You must FIRST attend a "New Provider Orientation" session, unless you are already licensed under another category or meet the exemption requirements
    2. AFTER Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure & Certification has received verification of your attendance at the "New Provider Orientation" session, or that you are already licensed, or that you meet the exemption requirements, you may then request the CILA Licensure Application.
    3. You may request CILA Licensure Application from:

      Illinois Department of Human Services
      Bureau of Accreditation, Licensure & Certification
      401 N. Fourth Street, 2nd Floor
      Springfield, IL 62702
      Phone: (217) 557-9289

    4. You must have staff with required qualifications and training.
  2. You are required to have a National Provider Identification Number (NPI) for CILA services.

    • Only one NPI number is required to enroll in the DHS Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD) Medicaid Waiver program(s).  However, the NPI number cannot be shared with another Medicaid program (i.e. ICF/IID, DCFS, Early Intervention, DASA, DMH, etc.).  The NPI must be a Type 2 - organizational NPI number.  The recommended taxonomy code for CILA services is:  320900000X - Community Based Residential Treatment Facility, Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities.   To apply for a National Provider Identifier, please see the National Plan and Provider Enumeration website. 
  3. You must submit the following documents to Provider Enrollment

    Illinois Department of Human Services
    Division of Developmental Disabilities
    600 East Ash Street, Building 400, Mail Stop 3
    Springfield, IL 62703
    Attention:  Provider Enrollment

  4. You must submit a provider enrollment application in the IMPACT system  to enroll as a DD Medicaid Waiver provider.

    • All users to the IMPACT system must have a Single Sign-On ID to access the provider enrollment system.  Once the User has been granted access to the provider enrollment system, the user may begin the provider enrollment application for your agency. 
    • The first step in the provider enrollment application is selecting the agency's enrollment type.  CILA agencies must select the enrollment type Facility, Agency, Organization (FAO).  Please use the PowerPoint presentations available on the DDD IMPACT Provider page  to walk you through each step of the application. 
    • The application must include the following information:
      • Step 3, Add Specialty:  Care Facility; Community-Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA); No Subspecialty
      • Step 6, Associate Billing Agent:  Billing Agent ID number 7094638; Billing Agent Name:  DDD Billing Agent
      • Step 7, Add Provider Controlling Interest/Ownership Details:Include a complete listing of the Owners, Board Members and Executive Director.
      • Step 9, Associate MCO Plan:  MCO Plan ID number 3000006; Plan Name:  DDD MCO
    • After submitting an IMPACT application, please email Provider Enrollment the IMPACT application ID to ensure that the application is reviewed by a DDD Provider Enrollment Specialist.
  5. You must submit Direct Support Person (DSP) and Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) training programs for approval to:

    • Illinois Department of Human Services
      Division of Developmental Disabilities
      Bureau of Quality Management
      600 East Ash Street, Building 400, Mail Stop 2 North
      Springfield, IL  62703
    • Attention:  DSP/QIDP Training Program 

DSP program training approval process

QIDP program training approval process


Registration Form

Keep watching for the Next Prospective New Provider Agency Orientation training.


Important Resources for Program Requirements