PM 20-08-03-c: Intermediate Care Facilities For Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities(ICF/IID)

WAG 20-08-03-c.

Intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities(ICF/IID) provide an ICF/IID level of care to persons with an intellectual disability(IID) or a related condition. Related conditions may include autism, cerebral palsy, and seizure disorders. Related conditions do not include mental illness (MI). The intellectual disability or related condition must:

  • have occurred before age 22, and
  • be likely to continue indefinitely, and
  • result in substantial functional limitations.

An ICF/IID level of care, unless indicated otherwise, includes:

  • Specialized Living Centers (ICF/IID - SLC),
  • ICF/IID facilities with 16 or fewer beds (ICF/IID - 16),
  • ICF/IID with a Skilled Nursing Facility - Pediatric License (ICF/IID - SNF/PED License).

NOTE: ICF/IID (SNF/PED license) facilities must meet ICF/MR certification requirements to be licensed for SNF/PED services.

ICF/IID (SNF/PED license) care is only provided for a person who was under 21 when they were admitted to the facility. The person must have a medical condition that requires an SNF level of care or have IID or a related condition and/or a severe medical disability or a combination of severe disabilities.