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55 Pa. Code § 6210.44. Evaluations.

§ 6210.44. Evaluations.

 (a)  Before admission to a facility, or before authorization for payment, an interdisciplinary team of health professionals shall make a comprehensive medical, social and psychological evaluation of each applicant’s or recipient’s need for intermediate care for individuals with an intellectual disability. The psychological evaluation shall be completed within 3 months prior to admission.

 (b)  If a recipient moves from one facility to another facility, this is not considered a new admission and new evaluations as required in subsection (a) are not required, if the prior evaluations are transferred with the recipient.

 (c)  Medical, social and psychological evaluations shall be recorded in the recipient’s medical record and if applicable on forms specified by the Department.


   The provisions of this §  6210.44 amended under section 443.1(2) and (3) of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. §  443.1(2) and (3)).


   The provisions of this §  6210.44 amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (276200).

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