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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 62TRANSITION ASSISTANCE SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER DSERVICE DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS
RULE §62.33Service Delivery

(a) A TAS provider must:

  (1) deliver TAS to an individual for whom the TAS provider receives, from the individual's case manager, a completed Transition Assistance Services (TAS) Assessment and Authorization form authorized by DADS;

  (2) deliver to the individual the specific TAS authorized on the form;

  (3) purchase TAS for the individual within the monetary amount authorized on the form; and

  (4) submit a service claim to DADS only after all of the authorized TAS has been delivered to the individual.

(b) A TAS provider must complete the delivery of TAS to the individual at least two days before the individual's facility discharge date unless the delay in delivery is beyond the control of the TAS provider.

(c) If a TAS provider does not deliver the authorized TAS in accordance with subsection (b) of this section, the TAS provider must:

  (1) document the following:

    (A) a description of the pending TAS;

    (B) the reason for the delay;

    (C) the date the TAS provider anticipates it will deliver the pending TAS or specific reasons why the TAS provider cannot anticipate a delivery date; and

    (D) a description of the TAS provider's ongoing efforts to deliver the TAS; and

  (2) at least two days before the facility discharge date, provide the information described in paragraph (1) of this subsection to:

    (A) the individual or LAR, or in MDCP, the individual's primary caregiver; and

    (B) the case manager.

(d) A TAS provider must, within one working day after TAS has been delivered, notify the following persons that TAS has been delivered:

  (1) the individual or LAR, or in MDCP, the individual's primary caregiver; and

  (2) the case manager.


Source Note: The provisions of this §62.33 adopted to be effective August 31, 2004, 29 TexReg 8381; amended to be effective July 1, 2015, 40 TexReg 7286

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