Unusual Incident (UI) Procedures


  • The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services (MCBDDS) requires that all service providers use the DODD Appendix C Forms that have been made fillable by MCBDDS.
  • Independent Providers must submit all Unusual Incident (UI) Reports to the MCBDDS the UI email inbox by the next business day following your knowledge of the incident.

  • MCBDDS would like for Agency and Independent Providers to submit monthly Unusual Incident Logs via email to assist SSAs in monitoring caseload trends and patterns, and to support ongoing individual service plan coordination. These submissions are at the discretion of the provider.

    • See the fillable “Unusual Incident Report Log” available to Agency & Independent Providers as a useful tool via the DODD website. Using this tool helps ensure compliance in meeting requirements specified by the Rule. (Appendix 4)
  • Agency and Independent Providers are responsible for investigating all Unusual Incidents (UIs), and must ensure that prevention measures have been implemented and trends/patterns are identified and addressed.

  • See Section M of the MUI Rule for Requirements for Unusual Incidents. (Attachment 5).

  • For Major Unusual Incidents (MUIs):  The MUI Rule requires all providers to send their MUI Annual Analysis of Trends and Patterns Report to the MUI email  for all programs operated in Montgomery County no later than February 28 of each year.
    • (See Section L (1) (a – j) in the new MUI Rule.