Community-Based Adult Services

The California Department of Aging (CDA) administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State. These services are provided locally by contracted agencies. This webpage is intended for those who provide, or seek to provide, Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS).

For Providers & Partners - Program Narrative and Fact Sheets

For Consumers - Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS)

ACL NumberSubjectIssue Date
18-01CBAS Providers – New Medi-Cal Enrollment Requirements, Personal Identifying Information6/1/2018
17-05Final Rule Implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act4/4/2017
17-04Use of Secured Perimeter Fences and Egress Control Devices in ADHC / CBAS Centers3/10/2017
17-03Use of Soft Restraints in ADHC / CBAS Centers3/9/2017
17-02Fingerprint Clearance Background Check Requirements3/1/2017
17-01Implementation of ADHC / CBAS Participation Agreement1/31/2017
15-07Home and Community-Based (HCB) Settings Requirements – New Focus for CBAS Center Monitoring and Surveys9/24/2015
15-05Public Comment Period Notice for Draft CBAS HCB Settings Transition Plan5/14/2015
15-03New Federal Home and Community-Based (HCB) Settings Requirements and Stakeholder Process4/17/2015
15-02Upcoming CBAS Training Opportunities3/27/2015
15-01Discharge and Incident Reporting2/10/2015
14-03Absentee Notification Plan6/5/2014
19-01ADHC/CBAS Center Disaster Plan Requirements and Guidance2/7/2019
19-02Implementation of New CBAS Individual Plan of Care (IPC)3/19/2019
19-03ALERT – Update on Implementation of the CBAS Individual Plan of Care (IPC) for non-users of IPC software5/13/2019
19-04New MSSR Reporting Process5/20/2019
19-05UPDATED ALERT – CONTINUED EXTENSION of Implementation Date of the new CBAS Individual Plan of Care (IPC) for non-users of IPC Software6/3/2019
19-06New Participant Characteristics Report (PCR) Reporting Process and Updates6/13/2019
19-07UPDATED ALERT – New Implementation Date of the New CBAS Individual Plan of Care (IPC) For Non-Users of IPC Software8/13/2019
19-08Revised ADHC / CBAS Participation Agreement Instructions (CDA 7000i) (Rev 08/2019)10/1/2019
19-09ADHC / CBAS Training Requirements and Resources10/4/2019
19-10All Plan Letter (APL) 19-004: Provider Credentialing / Recredentialing and Screening / Enrollment11/8/2019
20-01Proposition 56 Supplemental Payments to CBAS2/5/2020
20-02Approval for Administrator and Program Director Changes2/27/2020
20-03CBAS Center Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak3/18/2020
20-04Temporary Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) In Response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency – Guidance Forthcoming, PENDING CMS Approval3/24/2020
20-05Temporary Suspension of Monthly Statistical Summary Report (MSSR) Reporting3/26/2020
20-06Guidance for Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) In Response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency3/27/2020
20-07CBAS Temporary Alternative Services (TAS) Overview & Requirements4/13/2020
20-08Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) #2 and #3 – COVID-19, CBAS Temporary Alternative Services4/22/2020
20-09CBAS Temporary Alternative Services (TAS) Documentation Guidance5/1/2020
20-10Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) #4, CBAS Temporary Alternative Services (TAS) - Documentation5/8/2020
20-11New Participant Enrollment during CBAS Temporary Alternative Services (TAS)5/13/2020
20-12Monthly Statistical Summary Report (MSSR)5/19/2020
20-13Telephonic Surveys for CBAS Certification Renewal6/1/2020
20-14CBAS Temporary Alternative Services (TAS) Guidance on Provision of In-Center Services6/25/2020
20-16Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) #6, CBAS Temporary Alternative Services (TAS)10/23/2020
20-15Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) #5, CBAS Temporary Alternative Services (TAS) – In-Center Services7/16/2020
Form NumberForm NameIssue Date
CDA 7002CDA 7002 (01/18) - Center Assessment Tool - Medication Storage and Administration2/12/2018
CDA 7003CDA 7003 (01/18) - Center Assessment Tool - Activity Program2/12/2018
CDA 7005CDA 7005 (01/18) - Center Assessment Tool - Social Services2/12/2018
CDA 7004CDA 7004 (01/18) - Center Assessment Tool - Multidisciplinary Team and Person-Centered Care Planning Process2/12/2018
CDA 7006CDA 7006 (04/18) - Personal Identifying Information4/26/2018
CDA 7006iCDA 7006i (04/18) - Personal Identifying Information Instructions4/26/2018
CDA 7007CDA 7007 (08/18) - ADHC/CBAS Pre-Screening Training Modules Completion Form8/27/2018
CDA 7008CDA 7008 (10/18) - Center Assessment Tool - Training Requirements11/2/2018
CDA 7009CDA 7009 (12/18) - CBAS Center Closure - Records Disposition Plan12/14/2018
CDA 4008CDA 4008 (07/19) - CBAS Discharge Summary Report10/24/2019
CDA 4008iCDA 4008i (07/19) - CBAS Discharge Summary Report Instructions10/24/2019
CDA 282CDA 282 Local Fire Inspection Authority Information5/6/2020
CDA ADH 1038Acknowledgement of Regulatory Responsibilities and Practice Acts9/12/2019
CDA CBAS 4007Contractual Agreement Listing9/12/2019
CDA 7000CDA 7000 (01/17) - ADHC/CBAS Participation Agreement9/12/2019
CDA 7000iCDA 7000i (08/19) - ADHC/CBAS Participation Agreement Instructions10/17/2019
CDA 4009Incident Report (CDA 4009) (Rev 10/20)11/12/2019
CDA 4009iADHC/CBAS Incident Report Instructions10/23/2019
CDA CBAS 293CDA CBAS 293 (06/19) Participant Characteristics Report9/12/2019
Due Date Program Action Resource Responsibility

Due Date Program Action Resource Responsibility

Eligibility and Service Authorization

10/03/2018 - Individual Plan of Care (IPC) (DHCS 0020)

Program Updates

10/25/2016 CBAS Updates: HCB Settings and Person-Centered Planning Requirements

Temporary Alternative Services (TAS)

CBAS TAS – Initial Implementation (04/14/20)

CBAS TAS Updates (09/24/20)