Special Services to Persons with Disabilities (SSPD)

Special Services to Persons with Disabilities

The SSPD program provides services in a variety of settings to assist individuals in developing the skills needed to remain in the community as independently as possible. Services included in the service plan consist of counseling, personal care and help with the development of skills needed for independent living in the community. Services vary depending on the regional contract.

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Information & Provider Letters

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Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
IL 2021-48 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History CheckRevised November 10, 2021
IL 2021-27 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2021 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2021-09 Handling of Sensitive Personal Information and Breach NotificationReplaces IL 2012-86
IL 2020-24 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal year 2020 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
PL 2017-24 All Providers are Required to Redo Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) Searches Conducted from June 14, 2017, through August 3, 2017
PL 2017-23 All Providers Are Required To Redo Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) Searches Conducted From June 9, 2017, through July 27, 2017
IL 2015-37 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2015 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2014-22 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2014 Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2013-29 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2013 Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2013-25 Contract and Fiscal Compliance Monitoring – Implementation of Intermittent Monitoring - Effective Date June 1, 2013