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55 Pa. Code § 3041.15. Payment of provider charges.

§ 3041.15. Payment of provider charges.

 (a)  A provider participating in the subsidized child care program is eligible to receive payment from the eligibility agency for services provided to a subsidy-eligible child.

 (b)  The eligibility agency may not pay child care costs that exceed the maximum child care allowance less the family co-payment for the type of care the child received from the provider.

 (c)  If a parent or caretaker selects a provider whose published rate exceeds the Department’s payment rate, the provider may charge the parent or caretaker the difference between these two amounts.

 (d)  The eligibility agency may not pay for any additional charge assessed by the provider, beyond the cost of child care.

 (e)  A change in a parent’s or caretaker’s need for child care and the resulting adjustment in the amount of payment to the provider shall begin on the date the parent or caretaker reports the change or on the date the change begins, whichever is later.

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