*SNAP Recipients: Starting in January 2023, DSS will be texting renewal reminders to recipients who need to submit their renewal forms. Texts will come from the DSS Benefits Center phone number (855-626-6632). Texts will be strictly informational. They will NOT ask for identifying or personal information. Click here for more information.

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*24/7 access to DSS: Already a DSS client? Use the MyDSS mobile-friendly app: www.ct.gov/mydss. Apply & renew services at www.connect.ct.gov, plus get benefit status, notices, report changes, upload/send documents & more!



Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) The Department of Social Services establishes reimbursement methodologies for ICF/IIDs, and development of Medicaid State Plan Amendments that are necessary to obtain federal matching funds. Prospective Rate Letters have been issued to all ICF/IID providers. Please see the file below for rate letters issued to all providers on August 11, 2020.

2021 ICF/IID Prospective Rate Letters (all providers)
2022 ICF/IID Prospective Rate Letters (all providers)
2023 ICF/IID Prospective Rate Letters (all providers)

COVID-19 Information on Medicaid Coverage for ICF/IID Providers

Under Section 17b-340(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes (CGS), the Department has the authority to reimburse ICF/IID facilities for extraordinary and unanticipated costs necessary to avoid an immediate negative impact on the health and safety of residents. In recognition of the current nationwide public health emergency, the Department of Social Services has implemented a temporary Medicaid rate increase effective for the period April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Please see the following documents for payment amounts and additional information.

Rate Increase Letter April 13, 2020

COVID-19 April 1st Interim Rates

COVID-19 Advance Payments

Provider Bulletin 2020-31 COVID-19 Response Emergency ICF-IID Leave Day Changes