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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 §9.294Notice of Guardianship Proceeding

(a) If before a surrogate consent committee makes a treatment decision, the committee is informed that an application for a guardianship proceeding for an individual has been filed with a court, the chairperson of the committee must suspend the committee proceeding for five days unless a medical necessity exists that requires a treatment decision to be made during the five-day period.

(b) If the chairperson suspends a committee proceeding and a person has not been appointed guardian for the individual within five days after the suspension, the chairperson must resume the committee proceeding.


Source Note: The provisions of this §9.294 adopted to be effective July 1, 2007, 32 TexReg 3856

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