Changes in Service Documentation for Supervised IRA’s and CR’s Effective July 1, 2014
Administrative Memorandum (ADM) #2014-01, dated May 2, 2014, with an effective date of July 1,
2014, has been issued by OPWDD. This ADM, entitled “Service Documentation for Daily Residential
Habilitation Services Provided in Supervised Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs) and
Community Residences (CRs)” is designed to clarify the service documentation requirements and
billing standards for residential habilitation delivered on and after July 1, 2014 to residents of
Supervised Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRAs) and Supervised Community Residences
(CRs). Effective July 1, 2014, the billing standards for these services will change from a monthly unit to
a daily unit of service. Please note that all ISPs must be updated by 8/31/2014 reflecting this change.
The full ADM can be accessed at the following link: http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/node/5403.