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RULE §352.7Basic Requirements for Eligibility

(a) To meet the basic eligibility criteria for the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services (CRS) program, there must a reasonable expectation that services will benefit the person by improving his or her ability to function within the home environment or within the community, and the person must:

  (1) have a traumatic brain injury or traumatic spinal cord injury that constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to the person's ability to function within the home environment or the community;

  (2) be at least 15 years of age;

  (3) be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, and a Texas resident (as defined in §107.705(52) of this subchapter (relating to Definitions));

  (4) not be participating in, or be eligible for and able to access, another rehabilitation program offering similar rehabilitation treatment or therapy services; however the person may participate in rehabilitation programs that offer complementary rehabilitation services;

  (5) be willing to participate in services; and

  (6) be medically stable, including no progression of deficits, no deterioration of physical and cognitive status, or both; not be in imminent need of any acute care; and be functioning at a Level IV of the Rancho Los Amigos Levels of Cognitive Functioning Scale or equivalent.

(b) The person's continued eligibility for the CRS program will be reviewed and, if he or she no longer meets all criteria in subsection (a) of this section, program services may be discontinued.

Source Note: The provisions of this §352.7 adopted to be effective September 1, 2015, 40 TexReg 5346; transferred effective January 15, 2022, as published in the December 31, 2021 issue of the Texas Register, 46 TexReg 9422

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