|(a) The contractor must administer the family cost
share system in compliance with the requirements in this title, HHSC
policy concerning ECI, and the contract.
(b) In compliance with 34 CFR §303.510(a) and
(b) and §303.203(b)(1), IDEA Part C funding is the payor of last
resort for early childhood intervention services. The contractor must:
(1) establish third-party billing systems, determine
client eligibility for all third-party reimbursement sources, and
complete and submit reimbursement requests to corresponding third-party
sources, including private insurance, Medicaid programs, CHIP, and
(2) coordinate funding sources for services required
under IDEA Part C; and
(3) use other funding for which the clients are eligible
before billing services to the HHSC contract, which includes distribution
of IDEA Part C funds.