3325.0445 Financial Participation By Eligible Individuals In The Independent Living Program


Published: 2015

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3325.0445 FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION BY ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS IN THE INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM.


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Subpart 1.

Services exempted from financial participation.

Regardless of an eligible individual's income, SSB must not require eligible individual financial participation for the following services:

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A.

blindness services that consist of independent living counseling, rehabilitation teaching services, and orientation and mobility services;


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B.

communication center services;


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C.

diagnostic assessment services;


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D.

interpreter services;


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E.

low vision services with the following limitations:

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(1)

only up to a limit of $300 per period of eligibility for each spectacle-mounted low vision aid with at least a +4.00 diopter add; and


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(2)

SSB must not purchase electronic magnification systems for individuals;



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F.

maintenance;


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G.

referral services;


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H.

services to family members identified in part 3325.0110, up to a limit of $300 per period of eligibility;


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I.

rehabilitation technology with the following limitations:

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(1)

only up to $100 per period of eligibility for each nonelectronic technology device;


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(2)

only up to $1,000 total per period of eligibility for adaptive software;


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(3)

only up to ten hours of training, excluding travel time, per period of eligibility for keyboarding, computer literacy, and use of computerized aids or devices; and


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(4)

SSB must not purchase computers, related accessories, or other computerized aids and devices; and



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J.

transportation services.



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Subp. 2.

Services subject to financial participation.

An eligible individual must participate in paying the cost of all rehabilitation services not exempted from financial participation under subpart 1.


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Subp. 3.

Basis for determining the degree of financial participation required.

The degree of financial participation required of an eligible individual is 100 percent of all costs in excess of those exempted. All eligible individuals in the independent living program are subject to this part, and no variances shall be granted.