|(a) Purpose. The purpose of this subchapter is to implement
a pilot program, under the waiver provisions of the federal Social
Security Act, §1915(c), that prevents or reduces institutionalization
of children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbance (SED),
enables more flexibility in providing intensive community-based services
for children and adolescents with SED, and provides support for their
families by improving access to services.
(b) Application. The subchapter applies to:
(1) persons and entities that have a Medicaid provider
agreement to provide the waiver program services, as described in
(2) local mental health authorities (LMHAs), which
have administrative responsibilities under the waiver program; and
(3) children and adolescents who are applicants for
or recipients of services under the waiver program.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §307.1 adopted to be effective November 19, 2009, 34 TexReg 8038; transferred effective February 15, 2020, as published in the Texas Register January 17, 2020, 45 TexReg 471