TITLE 59: MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
PART 117 FAMILY ASSISTANCE AND HOME-BASED SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES
SECTION 117.215 SERVICES AND FUNDING PROVISIONS
Section 117.215 Services and funding provisions
a) The Department shall purchase services from service agencies, organizations or individuals based on the service/treatment plan. Such services may include, but are not limited to:
1) Home health services;
2) Service facilitation;
3) Crisis management;
4) Training and assistance in self-care;
5) Personal care services;
6) Habilitation and rehabilitation services;
7) Employment-related services;
8) Supported employment;
9) Respite care for the caregiver; and
10) Other skills training that enables an individual to become self-supporting.
b) Home-based support services may not be used to:
1) Replace services for which the individual is otherwise eligible through federal, state or local public agencies such as special education programs, as described in 42 CFR 430, Subpart A (1996).
2) Deny, reduce or terminate services to individuals participating in this program.
c) The amount of home-based support services shall be determined by the individual's service/treatment plan but shall not exceed the following:
1) For adults who are not in a special education program, the cost of services shall be up to 300 percent of the monthly federal SSI payment for a person living along (Section 2-6 of the Home-Based Support Services Law).
2) For adults who are in a special education program, the cost of services shall be up to 200 percent of the monthly federal SSI payment for a person living alone (Section 2-6 of the Home-Based Support Services Law).