|(a) ODHHS determines the reasonable price for basic
specialized telecommunications equipment or services for a voucher.
The price becomes the voucher category value for a specific voucher.
(b) The voucher category value as determined by ODHHS
may not cover the entire cost of the basic specialized telecommunications
equipment or service.
(c) ODHHS reviews voucher category values at least
annually. The voucher category value determination is based on factors
that include reasonable and customary industry standards for each
specific equipment or service.
(d) ODHHS reviews eligibility criteria for a voucher
category at least biennially. ODHHS solicits input from persons ODHHS
considers knowledgeable in technology and in the telephone access
needs of persons with disabilities.
(e) Proposed voucher category values and eligibility
criteria are posted to the ODHHS STAP webpage for comments 45 calendar
days before final determinations are made for a voucher category.
Comments obtained from the advance posting are considered in determining
voucher category values and eligibility criteria for a voucher category.
(f) ODHHS determines voucher category values and eligibility
criteria for a voucher category, and the determination is final.