Developmental Services

IDD IDD Autism

Intermediate Care Facility/Intellectual Disability (ICF/ID) Level of Care


There are four fundamental criteria that must be met prior to an individual being determined eligible for an ICF/ID level of care:
  1. Have a diagnosis of intellectual disability. Eligibility criteria is defined as a diagnosis of intellectual disability that is based on the results of a standardized intellectual psychological testing, which reflects a full scale score of 70 and below (based on 2 or more standard deviations below the mean); and
  2. Intellectual disability occurred prior to age 22; and
  3. Substantial adaptive skills deficits in 3 or more areas of major life activity
  4. Be recommended for an ICF/ID level of care based on a medical evaluation.

Intermediate Care Facility/Other Related Condition (ICF/ORC) Level of Care for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


There are four fundamental criteria that must be met prior to an individual being determined eligible for an ICF/ORC level of care:
  1. Have a diagnosis of autism. Eligibility criteria is defined as the following: a diagnosis of autism based on the results of a standardized diagnostic tool.
  2. Autism occurred prior to age 22, and
  3. Substantial adaptive skills deficits in three or more areas of major life activity: self-care, understanding and use of language, learning, mobility, self direction and/or capacity for independent living based on a standardized adaptive functioning test, and
  4. Be recommended for an ICF/ORC level of care based on a medical evaluation

ICF/ORC Level of Care for Individuals with a Developmental Disability Prior to Age 9


There are four criteria that must be met prior to an individual being determined eligible for an ICF/ORC level of care:
  1. Diagnosis of developmental disability with the likeliness to be diagnosed with Autism or ID
  2. Individual is 8 years old or younger and
  3. Substantial adaptive skills deficits in three or more areas of major life activity: self-care, understanding and use of language, learning, mobility, self direction and/or capacity for independent living based on a standardized adaptive functioning and
  4.  Be recommended for an ICF/ORC level of care based on a medical evaluation.