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55 Pa. Code § 1147.22. Scope of benefits for the medically needy.

§ 1147.22. Scope of benefits for the medically needy.

 Medically needy recipients are eligible for vision examinations. They are not eligible for eyeglasses, low vision aids or prostheses unless they are 20 years of age or younger and the eyeglasses, low vision aids or prostheses have been:

   (1)  Prescribed through the EPSDT program as described in §  1101.32(a)(1) (relating to coverage variations).

   (2)  Prescribed through the School Medical program as described in §  1101.32(a)(2).

   (3)  Prior authorized by the Department as provided through the EPSDT program when screening has not occurred under §  1101.32(a)(1).


   The provisions of this §  1147.22 issued under sections 403(a) and (b) and 443.6 of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  403(a) and (b) and 443.6).


   The provisions of this §  1147.22 adopted January 25, 1980, effective February 1, 1980, 10 Pa.B 264; amended November 30, 1984, effective December 1, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 4370, and by approval of the court of a joint motion for modification of a consent agreement dated February 11, 1985 in Turner v. Beal et al., C.A. No. 74-1680 (E.D.Pa. 1975). Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (96109).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  1147.11 (relating to types of services covered).

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