Memorandum Comparing Four States’ Comprehensive Assessment Systems


This paper was produced as part of California’s uniform assessment stakeholders work group by academic partners from the University of Southern California, University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of California, San Francisco. It provides information on four selected states’ uniform assessment instruments for adults seeking HCBS.

Date Updated: 10/30/2013

The State of California intends to adopt a uniform and comprehensive assessment system for use in Medi‐Cal home‐  and community‐based services (HCBS) programs in the state. This analysis seeks to support California’s planned effort by providing information on the content of four selected states’ uniform assessment instruments for adults seeking community‐based long‐term services and supports (LTSS).

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