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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).

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
16-02CBAS File Drop Web Portal Training Webinar6/15/2016
16-01CBAS File Drop Web Portal6/1/2016
15-08Participant Characteristics Report for December 201512/23/2015
15-07Home and Community-Based (HCB) Settings Requirements – New Focus for CBAS Center Monitoring and Surveys9/24/2015
15-06Participant Characteristics Report for June 20156/12/2015
15-05Public Comment Period Notice for Draft CBAS HCB Settings Transition Plan5/14/2015
15-04International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision (ICD-10) Transition4/29/2015
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
14-09Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Grants CBAS Waiver Approval Effective December 1, 201412/1/2014
14-08Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Grants A Second Temporary Extension of CBAS Waiver Through November 30, 201410/30/2014
14-07Upcoming CBAS Training Opportunities at CAADS Conference10/7/2014
14-06Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Grants Temporary Extension of CBAS Waiver Through October 31, 20148/5/2014
14-05Call for California CBAS Centers to Participate in the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP)8/5/2014
14-04Participant Characteristics Report (PCR) Submission Update7/21/2014
14-03Absentee Notification Plan7/2/2014
14-02New Policy and Procedure For CBAS Participant Change From Managed Care to Fee-For-Service3/25/2014
14-01Revised Participant Characteristics Report Rollout and Training Announcement2/14/2014
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
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

What is a Security Incident?

A security incident is defined as an occurrence involving a CDA authorized user that actually or potentially jeopardizes the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of an information system or the information the system processes, stores, or transmits or that constitutes a violation or imminent threat of violation of security policies, security procedures or acceptable use policies.

Examples of security incidents include, but are not limited to:

  • Stolen items such as a laptop; thumb drives, backpack containing work-related files
  • Faxing client’s information to an unintended recipient

View our Information Security Definitions for an explanation of terms used in Information Security.

Reporting a Security Incident

For step-by-step instructions on how to report a security incident, visit our Security Incident Reporting Procedures page. The forms identified in the step-by-step instructions can be found below.

For information on contractors and their subcontractors, view our note regarding CDA Contractors and their Subcontractors.

Information Security Forms

Information Integrity and Security Statement

All CDA authorized users shall sign and return a Information Integrity and Security Statement (CDA 1024) to ensure the authorized user is aware of, and agrees to comply with, its obligations to protect CDA information assets from unauthorized access and disclosure, prior to contract execution.

Privacy & Information Security Awareness Training

Complete the California Department of Aging Privacy and Information Security Awareness Training for Authorized Users module within the following timeframes:

  • Within 30 days of the start date of the Contract/Agreement
  • Within 30 days of the start date of any new employee, Subcontractor, or volunteer

Contractors must maintain Certificates of Completion on file and provide them to CDA upon request