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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 2DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 108EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER HELIGIBILITY, EVALUATION, AND ASSESSMENT
RULE §108.835Contractor Oversight

Contractors must have internal written procedures that establish a system of clinical oversight for eligibility determination. Clinical oversight, which is conducted by a person with knowledge of evaluation and assessment of young children, includes ensuring that:

  (1) HHSC ECI eligibility criteria is applied consistently to children evaluated;

  (2) testing is administered and scored accurately according to the requirements of the tool;

  (3) evaluations to determine eligibility are comprehensive;

  (4) test scores are interpreted and determination of delay includes the application of informed clinical opinion; and

  (5) eligibility decisions are fully documented in:

    (A) the eligibility statement; and

    (B) progress note or evaluation report.


Source Note: The provisions of this §108.835 adopted to be effective March 7, 2015, 40 TexReg 939; amended to be effective June 30, 2019, 44 TexReg 3280

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