What Is CMDE
Comprehensive multi-disciplinary evaluation (CMDE) (also known as behavior identification assessment): An EIDBI service that covers the required comprehensive evaluation of the person. The CMDE is a behavior identification assessment. The information gathered in the CMDE is used to:
• Determine the person’s eligibility and medical need for EIDBI services (see EIDBI – Eligibility and EIDBI – Medical necessity criteria)
• Develop the person’s individual treatment plan (ITP), including treatment type and intensity (see EIDBI – ITP development and progress monitoring).
The EIDBI benefit covers the following services: