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55 Pa. Code § 6100.802. Support coordination, targeted support management and base-funding support coordination.

§ 6100.802. Support coordination, targeted support management and base-funding support coordination.

 (a)  Support coordination is an HCBS Federal waiver program under section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.A. §  1396n(c)) designed to provide community-based service and support to locate, coordinate and monitor needed HCBS and other support for individuals.

 (b)  Targeted support management (TSM) is a service under the State plan that is designed to provide community-based support to locate, coordinate and monitor needed service and support for an individual. TSM is not an HCBS.

 (c)  Base-funding support coordination is a program designed to provide community-based service and support to locate, coordinate and monitor needed support for individuals who receive a service through base-funding.

 (d)  The following requirements of this chapter do not apply to support coordination, TSM or base-funding support coordination.

   (1)  Section 6100.81(b)(4) (relating to HCBS provider requirements).

   (2)  Section 6100.227 (relating to progress notes).

   (3)  Section 6100.441 (relating to request for and approval of changes).

   (4)  Sections 6100.461—6100.469.

   (5)  Sections 6100.641—6100.672, 6100.681—6100.694 and 6100.711.

   (6)  Section 6100.805 (relating to vendor goods and services).

 (e)  In addition to this chapter, the following requirements apply for support coordination, TSM and base-funding support coordination.

   (1)  In addition to the training and orientation required under §  §  6100.142—6100.143 (relating to orientation; and annual training), a support coordinator, base-funding support coordinator, targeted support manager and support coordinator supervisor shall complete the following training within the first year of employment:

     (i)   Facilitation of person-centered planning.

     (ii)   Conflict resolution.

     (iii)   Human development over the lifespan.

     (iv)   Family dynamics.

     (v)   Cultural diversity.

   (2)  A support coordinator, base-funding support coordinator, targeted support manager and support coordinator supervisor shall report incidents, alleged incidents and suspected incidents as specified in § §  6100.401—6100.403 (relating to types of incidents and timelines for reporting; incident investigation; and individual needs), unless the incident was reported and documented by another source.

   (3)  If a support coordination or TSM provider intends to close, a written notice shall be provided to the Department at least 90 days prior to the planned closure date. The written notice must include the following:

     (i)   The effective date of closure.

     (ii)   The intent to terminate the Medical Assistance provider agreement and the Medical Assistance waiver provider agreement.

     (iii)   A transition plan for each individual that affords individual choice.

     (iv)   A transition plan to transfer the provider’s functions.

   (4)  If a support coordination or TSM provider intends to close, the provider shall complete the following duties:

     (i)   Continue to provide support coordination, TSM or base-funding support coordination to individuals in accordance with this chapter until the date of the transfer or until the Department directs otherwise.

     (ii)   Transfer an individual to the selected provider only after the Department or the designated managing entity approves the individual’s transition plan.

     (iii)   Prepare individual records for transfer to the selected provider within 14 days of the selected provider’s accepting the transfer.

     (iv)   Maintain data and records in accordance with this chapter until the date of the transfer.



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