Evince Clinical


Level of Care Index-2R

Norman G. Hoffmann, Ph.D.
David Mee-Lee, M.D.
Gerald D. Shulman, M.A., M.A.C., FACATA


  • Practical way to implement the ASAM PPC-2R criteria.
  • Comprehensive documentation of placement and treatment planning indications.
  • Document multiple assessments during an episode of care on one form.

The LOCI-2R is a comprehensive means for guiding assessments and documenting treatment placement and planning information for the six assessment dimensions of the ASAM PPC-2R. The LOCI-2R is designed for use in the initial assessment, subsequent continued service reassessments, and transfer or discharge evaluations. All levels of care defined by the ASAM PPC-2R are covered. The LOCI-2R is not a psychometric tool, but rather a means of guiding assessment and summarizing findings from evaluation interviews, assessment instruments, personal history, and data from the clinical records.

APPLICATIONS: The LOCI-2R is designed to assist in guiding assessments, summarizing findings, and providing documentation of why specific decisions are made. It provides comprehensive yet easy-to-use documentation for clinical decisions to support reimbursement, and can clarify communication between clinicians and utilization reviewers. Each form can be used for up to six assessments per individual.

Although designed to assist clinicians in implementing the ASAM PPC-2R criteria, the LOCI-2R can be used as a general documentation tool or to summarize information likely to be relevant to other criteria. In such cases, professionals are urged to consult the criteria in question.

Professionals addressing the ASAM PPC-2R should have obtained the criteria from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), 4601 North Park Avenue, Suite 101, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. To contact ASAM, call 800-844-8948; e-mail asampubs@pmds.org; or use the ASAM web site, www.asam.org.

ORDERING: The LOCI-2R forms for adults and adolescents are distributed by Evince Clinical Assessments and can be ordered via the contact information listed below.

TIME REQUIREMENTS: The time to complete the LOCI-2R depends on the data available. Completion of the LOCI-2R should not add additional time to the overall treatment planning and placement process. Rather, it should decrease the time required to reach and document decisions.

DEVELOPMENT: Developed by nationally and internationally recognized experts in addictions treatment:
David Mee-Lee, M.D., Gerald D. Shulman, M.A., M.A.C., FACATA, and Norman G. Hoffmann, Ph.D.

COPYRIGHT: The LOCI-2R is copyrighted and may not be adapted or reproduced.
To do so is a violation of copyright law and constitutes unethical conduct.

Level of Care Index-2R

Adult Treatment Planning and Placement (25 forms) LOCI-2RA Contact The Change Companies toll-free at 888-889-8866
Adolescent Treatment Planning and Placement (25 forms) LOCI-2RC
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