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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 44CONSUMER MANAGED PERSONAL ATTENDANT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER BELIGIBILITY AND SERVICE PLANS
RULE §44.205Service Plan Changes

(a) An individual and the assessor of need must agree to and sign a service plan change.

(b) A provider must:

  (1) implement a change to an individual's co-payment to be effective on the first day of the month following a reassessment;

  (2) notify the DADS regional designee in writing of a service plan change within seven days after the completion of a reassessment using a single document that contains:

    (A) the date the notification document was completed;

    (B) the contract number;

    (C) the service plan change and effective date of the service plan change;

    (D) the name of the individual;

    (E) the service tasks assigned to the individual's attendant;

    (F) the name of the assessor of need;

    (G) the service schedule;

    (H) the signature of the assessor of need; and

    (I) the date the notification document was signed;

  (3) provide a copy of the service plan change to the individual including, if applicable, a notice of the right to a fair hearing;

  (4) document a service plan change:

    (A) in the individual's file; and

    (B) according to the terms of the contract; and

  (5) implement a service plan change within three days after notification by the DADS regional designee that the service plan has been entered into the service authorization system.

(c) The DADS regional designee enters the change in the individual's service plan into the service authorization system and notifies the provider.


Source Note: The provisions of this §44.205 adopted to be effective October 1, 2013, 38 TexReg 6606

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