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55 Pa. Code § 6100.684. Actual provider room and board cost.

§ 6100.684. Actual provider room and board cost.

 (a)  The total amount charged for the individual’s share of room and board may not exceed the actual documented room and board costs at the individual’s residential service location, minus the benefits received as specified in §  6100.685 (relating to benefits).

 (b)  The provider shall compute and document actual provider room and board costs each time an individual signs a new room and board residency agreement.

 (c)  The provider shall keep documentation of actual provider room and board costs.

 (d)  The following items are included as room and board costs:

     (i)   Standard toiletries, towels and bedding.

     (ii)   One telephone with local telephone service.

     (iii)   Internet service.

     (iv)   Cleaning products.

     (v)   Household furniture.

     (vi)   Food choices of the individual, with consideration of the food cost and nutrition, including the individual’s preference, culture, religion and beliefs, and an individual’s prescribed diet, if the prescribed diet is not covered by the individual’s health care plan or another funding source.

     (vii)   Laundry of towels, bedding and the individual’s clothing.

     (viii)   Lawn care, food preparation, maintenance and housekeeping, including staff wages and benefits, to perform these tasks.

     (ix)   Meals provided away from the residential service location that are arranged by a staff person in lieu of meals provided in the residential service location. 

     (x)   Incontinence products, if the incontinence product is not covered by the individual’s health care plan or another funding source.

     (xi)   Building and equipment repair, renovation and depreciation.

     (xii)   Rent, taxes, utilities and property insurance.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6100.681 (relating to room and board applicability); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.685 (relating to benefits); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.686 (relating to room and board rate); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.802 (relating to support coordination, targeted support management and base-funding support coordination); 55 Pa. Code §  6100.803 (relating to organized health care delivery system); and 55 Pa. Code §  6100.804 (relating to base-funding).



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