IHSS Regulations - Social Services Standards Manual of Policies and Procedures

IHSS Advocates - CDSS Manual of Policies & Procedures
Finding IHSS regulations on CDSS website can be a cumbersome task as you navigate through their large collection of PDF files and unorganized links. Hopefully this article will help point you in the right direction.

The "Social Services Standards Manual" contains all of CDSS policies and procedures. This manual is divided up into 4 large PDF files. In regards to In-Home Supportive Services you need to look at two of the four documents. Within these two documents you will see chapter 30-700 pertains to "Service Program No. 7: In-Home Supportive Services".

To make it easy for you, the following is a direct link to both.

All four documents can be found here: Social Services Standards Manual

In this chapter you will find just about everything you need to know about the state's IHSS program.

Here is a list of IHSS regulations that are outlined in detail of chapter 30-700 in the Social Services Standards Manual.

  • 30-700: Program Definition
  • 30-701: Special Definitions
  • 30-702: County Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement
  • 30-754: Health Care Certification
  • 30-755: Persons Served by the Non-PCSP IHSS Program
  • 30-756: Need
  • 30-757: Program Service Categories and Time Guidelines
  • 30-758: Time Per Task and Frequency Guidelines
  • 30-759: Application Process
  • 30-760: Responsibilities
  • 30-761: Needs Assessment Standards
  • 30-763: Service Authorization
  • 30-764: Individual Providers Compensation
  • 30-765: Cost Limitations
  • 30-766: County Plans
  • 30-767: Service Delivery Methods
  • 30-768: Overpayments/Underpayments
  • 30-769: Payrolling for Individual Providers
  • 30-770: Eligibility Standards
  • 30-771: Linkage
  • 30-773: Resources
  • 30-775: Income
  • 30-776: Provider Enrollment
  • 30-777: Provider Employment Eligibility Verification
  • 30-780: Personal Care Services Program (PCSP) Eligibility
  • 30-785: In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Plus Waiver Program
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