Advance Copy of Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual
Disabilities (ICF/IID) State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix J - Interpretive
Guidelines and new Exhibit
Guidance Updated: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised the ICF/IID SOM Appendix J – Interpretive
Guidelines (IGs) to clarify the intent of the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for ICF/IID as well as represent current
standards of practice in the field. In addition, the probes and procedures have been removed from the IGs and placed into
an Exhibit in the SOM.