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ISDH Home > Long Term Care > Intermediate Care Facility for the Individuals with Disabilities (ICF/ID) Licensing and Certification Program Intermediate Care Facility for the Individuals with Disabilities (ICF/ID) Licensing and Certification Program

Program Overview

The Intermediate Care Facility for the Individuals with Disabilities (ICF/ID) Program enforces rules and regulations for over 500 facilities.  The majority of these facilities are four to eight bed group homes.  Staff conducts certification surveys and investigates complaints. The surveys focus on observations of staff and/or consumers interaction and interviews with consumers regarding their participation and choice of services in order to determine the outcomes of active treatment.

Contact the Program

Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Long Term Care
2 North Meridian Street, 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-7442 (Long Term Care Receptionist)
(317) 233-1325 (ISDH Main Switchboard)
Map

Program Supervisor
Steve Corya
scorya@isdh.in.gov
(317) 233-7561
(317) 233-7322 [Fax]

Administrative Assistant
Michelle Young
miyoung@isdh.in.gov
(317) 233-7323

Report a Complaint, Incident or Crime to the ISDH

Report a complaint regarding a health care facility

Any individual may submit a complaint to the ISDH about care provided at any licensed or certified Indiana health care facility or entity.  The ISDH investigates all complaints.  The above link is to a page that provides information about the complaint process and how to report a complaint.  A Complaint report form is provided for individuals to assist in the reporting of care issues.

Report an incident regarding a health care facility

State or federal regulations require health facilities or entities to report certain types of “incidents” to the ISDH.  The above link is to a page that provides information about the incident reporting process and how a health care facility or entity reports incidents.  An Incident report form is provided for health care facilities to report incidents to the ISDH.

Report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a long term care resident

Federal law requires “covered individuals” to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a long term care resident to the ISDH and a local law enforcement entity.  Covered individuals include an owner, operator, employee, manager, agent, or contractor of the facility.  The included facilities include a nursing home, hospice, or intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF-IID).  The above link is to a page that provides information for long term care providers about the crime reporting requirements and how to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident.  A Reporting a crime form  is provided for individuals to report suspected crimes to the ISDH. 

Consumer Information

Advance Directives Resource Center

Out of Hospital Do Not Resuscitate Declaration and Order 

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Directories

Directory of Intermediate Care Facilities for the Individuals with Disabilities

Employment Opportunities

Learn more about Employment Opportunities with the Indiana State Department of Health

Forms

Application for a Change of Ownership

Application for a New ICF/ID Group Home

Application for a Replacement Facility

Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services Forms
 
Federal Forms Home Page

Provider Survey Questionnaire

Laws and Regulations 

Federal Laws and Regulations

42 CFR 483, Part I (see 483.400)

State Operations Manual, Appendix J

State Operations Manual, Appendix Q

State Laws and Rules

Indiana Code 12-28;  Provisions for Developmental Disabilities

460 Indiana Administrative Code 9;  Community Residential Facilities for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Indiana Law and Rules Homepage

Indiana Register

Limited Criminal History Search

Links

Professional Organizations

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

American Network of Community Options and Resources

Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC)

State Government

Division of Mental Health and Addiction (FSSA)

Indiana Public Access Counselor

Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning (FSSA)

Federal Government

National Government Services

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

National Patient Safety Foundation

Office of Civil Rights

Newsletters

Long Term Care Newsletter Home Page

Program Information and Policies

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

State Operations Manual