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28 Pa. Code § 4.8. Rehabilitation service plan.

§ 4.8. Rehabilitation service plan.

 (a)  Development of rehabilitation service plan. The provider shall collaborate with the applicant or authorized representative, and may collaborate with other individuals identified by the applicant, to develop a rehabilitation service plan for the applicant.

 (b)  Goal. The primary goal of the rehabilitation service plan shall be to enable the client to progress to a higher level of functioning, which will, in turn, enable the client to transition to a less restrictive environment.

 (c)  Requirements. The initial rehabilitation service plan shall contain the following:

   (1)  A description of desirable goals and the anticipated outcomes in objective and measurable terms, including the expected time frames for the achievement of each goal and outcome, for the entire enrollment period.

   (2)  A specification of the HIP services necessary to attain the agreed-upon goals.

   (3)  A specification of any other services to which the applicant is entitled and a description of the impact of those services upon the attainment of the agreed-upon goals.

   (4)  Beginning and ending dates of each HIP service.

   (5)  The terms and conditions for HIP service delivery.

   (6)  The specific responsibilities of the applicant and service provider relative to implementation of each HIP service.

   (7)  The extent of financial responsibility of the applicant, HIP and any third party.

 (d)  Quarterly review. The rehabilitation service plan shall include a procedure and schedule for quarterly review and evaluation of progress towards the specified goals. These written reviews shall be submitted to the Division.

 (e)  Modifications. The provider shall make modifications to the rehabilitation service plan as often as necessary, and in accordance with subsections (a)—(d). Modifications shall indicate whether previously set goals were met. When goals were not met, modifications shall address the reasons why, and modify or change goals appropriately.

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  4.6 (relating to assessment).

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