To Qualify for Ligas Class Membership

The Ligas Class is defined as:

  1. Adults (18 and above) in Illinois who have an intellectual disability or other developmental disabilities according to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services:
    1. who reside in private ICFs-DD with nine or more residents.
    2. for whom the State has a current record showing that the individual has requested community-based services or want to live in a community-based setting.
  2. Adults (18 and above) in Illinois who have mental retardation or other developmental disabilities according to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services.
    1. who reside in a family home and need community-based services or want to live in a the community; and
    2. for whom the State has a current record showing that the individual has requested community-based services or to live in the community.

How to Become a Ligas Class Member

If you think you are eligible to be a Ligas class member and want to be included, you must contact your Pre-Admission Screening Agency (PAS) and enroll in the Waiting List (PUNS) database.