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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 48COMMUNITY CARE FOR AGED AND DISABLED
SUBCHAPTER HELIGIBILITY
RULE §48.2912Home-Delivered Meals

To be eligible for home-delivered meals, applicants and clients must meet the functional need criteria as set by the department. The department uses a standardized assessment instrument to measure the client's ability to perform activities of daily living. This yields a score, which is a measure of the client's level of functional need. The department sets the minimum required score for a client to be eligible, which the department may periodically adjust commensurate with available funding. The department will seek stakeholder input before making any change in the minimum required score for functional eligibility.


Source Note: The provisions of this §48.2912 adopted to be effective February 1, 1989, 13 TexReg 5751; amended to be effective April 15, 1996, 21 TexReg 2404; amended to be effective August 31, 2004, 29 TexReg 8376

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