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Community-Based Services Manual (CBSM)

The CBSM is a resource for lead agencies who administer home and community-based services that support older Minnesotans and people with disabilities. The Aging and Adult Services (AASD) and Disability Services (DSD) divisions publish guidance on and explanation of policy in the manual.

What’s new in the CBSM

The following are five recent updates in the CBSM. For a complete list of updates, see CBSM – What’s new.

6/21/17

Other Aging/DSD programs

Semi-independent living services (SILS)

Claified provider standards and qualifications section

6/19/17

Consumer safeguards

Jensen Settlement Agreement

CBSM comprehensive review

6/14/17

Assessment and supporting planning

Frequently asked questions about provider-signature requirements for HCBS support plans

Comprehensive review

For more information, see the June 14 AASD/DSD eList announcement.

6/14/17

Assessment and supporting planning

Provider-signature requirements for HCBS support plans

New page that includes information moved from the FAQ and assessment applicability and timelines

For more information, see the June 14 AASD/DSD eList announcement.

6/7/17

Waiver programs

Monitoring technology usage

Comprehensive review following public comment period; for more information, see the June 8 AASD/DSD eList announcement

AASD and DSD eLists

For a complete list of recent AASD and DSD eLists, see:

  • DSD lead agency archive
  • DSD stakeholder archive
  • AASD lead agency archive.
  • To sign up for these eLists, see CBSM – DSD eLists and CBSM – AASD eLists.

    Training

    For training information, see:

  • DSD training news and information
  • Aging: training and conferences.
  • Quick links to policy initiatives

    For information about current policy intiatives and guidance, see:

  • CBSM – Employment
  • CountyLink – MnCHOICES
  • DHS – HCBS settings rule
  • DHS – Person-centered practices
  • Positive Supports Minnesota website
  • Resources

    Use these links to connect to AASD and DSD resources:

  • Disability and Aging PolicyQuest – search
  • Disability and Aging PolicyQuest – login and submit questions
  • DSD Regional Resources Specialists
  • DSD Response Center
  • MMIS Resource Center
  • For additional links to resources, see CBSM – Resources and consultation overview.

    Bulletins

    For bulletins recently published by AASD, DSD and other DHS divisions, see DHS bulletins.

    Notify DHS of changes to contact information

    Email changes to lead agency contact information to the DHS Information Desk. DHS will update the DHS county and tribe information (PDF).

    Order printed DHS documents

    Counties, tribes, health care providers and others can order printed DHS documents the order fulfillment website.

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