Community Based Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation Service


For this service, only Medicaid members who meet the established CNR admission criteria will be admitted. Prior to admission, as individuals wait for admission, changes may occur in physical or mental conditions that necessitate a revocation of approval for admission. 

To make a referral and/or learn more about our Intensive Rehabilitation Program, please contact us at (515) 288-8222, fax us at (515) 440-9995, or e-mail to
Serves individuals, 18 years of age or older, who have a diagnosis of acquired brain injury in accordance with Iowa Code;
  • An evaluation assessment, physical examination and tuberculin test must be completed prior to admission;
  • A Community Based Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation Services Order signed and completed by a physician enrolled in the Iowa Plan;
  • Applicants must be at risk of hospitalization, institutionalization, incarceration, homelessness and/or out-of-state placement, but not currently a danger to themselves or others; and,
  • Applicants must have a CNR approved funding source(s) for discharge services.
Assisted Living - Traumatic Brain Injury Program (AL-TBI)

Eligibility for participation in the AL-TBI program can only be determined by the Veterans Administration. Eligibility criteria include:
  • Enrollment in VA care
  • Received hospital care or medical services provided by VA for moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Unable to manage two or more routine or instrumental activities of daily living without supervision or assistance
Veterans and family who are interested in learning more about participating in the AL-TBI program should contact their local VA Case Manager at their supporting VA Medical Center.

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or call (515) 288-8222.