Central Point of Coordination (CPC) is the term defining the “single point of entry” required by Chapter 331 of the Iowa Code. CPC is an administrative function and is a component of the managed care system for county assistance.


  Community Services - Mental Health Administration / Central
  Point of Coordination

Central Point of Coordination (CPC) is the term defining the “single point of entry” required by Chapter 331 of the Iowa Code. CPC is an administrative function and is a component of the managed care system for county assistance. A CPC Administrator is responsible to develop, maintain and manage the county MH/DD funding system through supervision from the Clay County Board of Supervisors and in accordance with the state law, policies through the Iowa Department of Human Services and in conjunction with stakeholder needs.

A CPC Administrator must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school and has demonstrated competency in program administration and planning in human services or a related field working with persons with disabilities.

CPC responsibilities:

Accept CPC applications from residents of Clay County who are requesting funding for services through the county’s mental health budget,

Determine what county in Iowa is responsible for funding services (Legal settlement or legal residency)
Administration of county funding for eligible county consumers and persons served by the State Payment Program in accordance with the Clay County Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities management plan.
Coordinate the response to consumer needs ie. hospitalizations, residential , vocational, other support services; with families, the court, Service providers etc.
Negotiate rates and monitor contracts with service providers
Collect data of individuals served through the county MH/DD budget

Clay County supports a county Case Management Program as subcontracted through Seasons Center for persons with disabilities who require additional monitoring and support to maintain the least restrictive level of care that meets their health and safety needs.

ALL APPLICANTS or their legal guardians MUST BE 18 years of age, must be a citizen of the United States or qualified legal alien, and must complete either a General Assistance application and/or a Central Point of Coordination (CPC) application. Verification of income and resources in determining financial eligibility as well as verification of employment or disability must be provided as sanctioned by the Clay County General Assistance Ordinances or the Clay County Managed Care Plan.

All health care services funding is subject to the Clay County Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Notice. 

   
 
             

Clay County Courthouse - located in Spencer, Iowa

Clay County Administration Building

Clay County Courthouse located in Spencer, Iowa

Accessibility Parking outside the Clay County Administration Building