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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 EINTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY OR RELATED CONDITIONS (ICF/IID) PROGRAM--CONTRACTING
DIVISION 10SURROGATE DECISION-MAKING
RULE §9.292Review and Consultation Prior to Hearing

(a) Before a surrogate consent committee hearing, the chairperson of the committee must review the documentation described in §9.291(c) of this division (relating to Notice of Hearing and Documents Provided to Surrogate Consent Committee) and determine if additional information is needed to assist the committee in making a treatment decision.

(b) If the chairperson determines that additional information is needed, the chairperson must request the information from DADS.

(c) Before the hearing, a volunteer on the surrogate consent committee may interview and observe the individual for whom the treatment decision is sought and consult with a person who may be able to provide information to assist the committee in making the treatment decision, including information about the personal opinions, beliefs, and values of the individual.


Source Note: The provisions of this §9.292 adopted to be effective July 1, 2007, 32 TexReg 3856

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