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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 9INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY SERVICES--MEDICAID STATE OPERATING AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES
SUBCHAPTER DHOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES (HCS) PROGRAM AND COMMUNITY FIRST CHOICE (CFC)
RULE §9.188HHSC Approval of Residences

(a) A program provider must obtain written approval from HHSC in accordance with subsection (b) of this section before providing residential support in a four-person residence.

(b) To obtain approval of a four-person residence, the program provider must submit the following written documentation to HHSC:

  (1) the address and county of the residence;

  (2) certification from the program provider that the program provider intends to provide residential support to one or more individuals who will live in the residence;

  (3) one of the certifications required by §9.178(e)(1)(A) of this subchapter (relating to Certification Principles: Quality Assurance); and

  (4) written certification from the program provider that the residence to be approved is not the residence of any person other than a person permitted to live in a "four-person residence," as defined in §9.153 of this subchapter (relating to Definitions).

(c) HHSC notifies the program provider in writing of its approval or disapproval of the four-person residence within 14 calendar days after HHSC receives the documentation specified in subsection (b) of this section.


Source Note: The provisions of this §9.188 adopted to be effective June 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 4442; amended to be effective June 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 4441; amended to be effective January 1, 2013, 37 TexReg 9969; amended to be effective April 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 2296; amended to be effective November 15, 2015, 40 TexReg 7827; amended to be effective March 20, 2016, 41 TexReg 1867; amended to be effective April 28, 2020, 45 TexReg 2704

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