Day Activity & Health Services (DAHS)

What are Day Activity and Health Services?

Licensed Day Activity and Health Services facilities provide daytime services, up to 10 hours per day, Monday through Friday, to people who live in the community. Services address physical, mental, medical and social needs.

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Statutes & Rules


Provider Letters

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Keywords in title or number
Number Title Date Published
PL 2019-24 Informal Dispute Resolution Process 10/30/2019
PL 2019-19 Retired Survey and Certification Clarification Letters 10/10/2019
PL 2019-16 Responsibility for Records After a Management Change 7/3/2019
PL 2019-10 Enforcement of Requirements Related to Training of Staff Who Care for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or Related Disorders 4/24/2019
PL 2019-11 New Policy, Rules and Training Mailbox 4/23/2019
PL 2019-06 Retired Day Activity and Health Services Provider Letters 4/10/2019
PL 2019-02 Handbooks Discontinued; Instructions for Requesting Rules 1/30/2019
PL 2019-01 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History Check
Note: Replaces PL 09-05 and PL 13-02
PL 2018-26 Providing Access to Electronic Health Records
Note: Replaces PL 18-10
PL 2018-25 Delayed-Egress Locks 11/26/2018

Information Letters

All letters are in PDF format.

Keywords in title or number
Number Title Date Published
IL 2014-74 Contract and Fiscal Compliance Monitoring Updated Negative Billing Procedures
Note: Replaces IL 13-28
IL 2014-49 Billing Process for Long-Term Services and Supports Providers Transitioning to STAR+PLUS 8/27/2014
IL 2014-31 Applying for Primary Home Care and Day Activity Health Services Pending STAR+PLUS Enrollment 6/13/2014
IL 2014-22 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2014 Claims Billing Closeout 6/3/2014
IL 2014-23 Expansion of the STAR+PLUS Medicaid Managed Care Program to the Medicaid Rural Service Areas 6/3/2014
IL 2014-02 2013 Cost Report and Training Requirements 1/27/2014
IL 2013-50 (Revised) Required Base Wages of Personal Attendants Effective September 1, 2013, and September 1, 2014 8/22/2013
IL 2013-03 2012 Cost Report and Cost Report Training Requirements 1/2/2013
IL 2012-86 Handling of Sensitive Personal Information and Breach Notification 11/27/2012
IL 2012-83 Changes to the Medicaid Eligibility Service Authorization Verification (MESAV) Effective November 2, 2012 10/29/2012