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55 Pa. Code § 6400.184. Individual plan process.

§ 6400.184. Individual plan process.

 The individual plan process shall:

   (1)  Provide information and support to ensure that the individual directs the individual plan process to the extent possible.

   (2)  Enable the individual to make choices and decisions.

   (3)  Reflect what is important to the individual to ensure that services are delivered in a manner reflecting individual preferences and ensuring the individual’s health, safety and well-being.

   (4)  Occur timely at intervals, times and locations of choice and convenience to the individual and to persons designated by the individual.

   (5)  Be communicated in clear and understandable language.

   (6)  Reflect cultural considerations of the individual.

   (7)  Include guidelines for solving disagreements among the individual plan team members.

   (8)  Include a method for the individual to request updates to the individual plan.


   The provisions of this §  6400.184 issued under sections 911 and 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  911 and 1021); amended under sections 201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021); and section 201(2) of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. §  4201(2)).


   The provisions of this §  6400.184 adopted August 27, 2010, effective August 28, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 4935; amended October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (381978).

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