ILLINOIS DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CHILDREN'S SUPPORT WAIVER (0464) November 2, 2016

RESPONSIBILITIES RESPONSIBILITY OF INDEPENDENT SERVICE COORDINATION AGENCY (also known as Individual Service and Support Advocacy) RESPONSIBILITY OF SELF-DIRECTION ASSISTANCE(optional service)
Assist individuals in application for Waiver services. X
Maintain the waiting list for Waiver services, updating all enrollments at least annually. X
Prior to enrollment, inform individuals of right to choose between ICF/MR and HCBS services using IL Form 1238. X
Complete initial eligibility determination, i.e., level of care evaluation. X
Upon enrollment and annually thereafter, inform individuals of rights under the Waiver using IL Form 1201. X
Conduct necessary evaluations and assessments of individual service needs, including risk assessments. X
Ensure a service plan is developed upon enrollment and at least annually thereafter. Complete modifications to the plan as directed by participant needs. X
Assist individuals with linkage and applications for any non-Waiver services. X
Inform individuals of all willing and qualified providers. X
Complete any necessary prior approval applications for Waiver services. X
Ensure service plan is implemented. X
Provide any necessary coordination of services. X
Explain and provide information to individuals about reporting allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation, as well as filing other complaints and grievances. X
Explain appeal rights, using IL Form 1202, and assist in filing appeals as needed. X
Provide skills training to enable families and participants to independently direct and manage self-directed services. X
Provide information on and assistance in recruiting, hiring, and managing Personal Support Workers. X
Provide assistance with budgeting and funding allocation management. X
Provide assistance with communication and problem-solving strategies with Personal Support Workers. X
Provide skills training and assistance with completion of timekeeping and other employer-related tasks required to interface with the Fiscal Management Agency. X
Complete clinical eligibility for annual redeterminations. X
Conduct on-going visits and make other contacts to ensure the continued effectiveness of the service plan and the general health and well-being of the individual. X
Conduct necessary problem solving activities as issues arise regarding implementation of the service plan, coordination of services, or general health and well-being. X