7 AAC 53.040 - Emergency shelter

(a) The department will authorize emergency shelter rates for a foster home that meets the requirements of 7 AAC 50.610.
(b) Emergency shelter rates are 125 percent of the base rate for the age range set out in 7 AAC 53.030(b)(3) and adjusted for geographic differentials.
(c) The department will authorize emergency shelter rates only
(1) in an emergency situation in which less than 24-hour notice was given to the foster parents before placement of a child in the home; and
(2) if the foster parents meet the licensure requirements set out in 7 AAC 67.045 before, or at the time of, emergency placement.
(d) The department will authorize emergency shelter rates for no more than 10 days for a child in a foster home. However, the department may extend the emergency shelter rates for up to a maximum of 30 days if the department determines that special circumstances exist that necessitate emergency shelter for a longer period.
(e) Repealed 7/1/2022.


7 AAC 53.040
Eff. 7/1/90, Register 114; am 11/16/94, Register 132; am 1/1/96, Register 136; am 3/31/2005, Register 173; am 8/1/2015, Register 215, October 2015; am 7/1/2022, Register 242, July 2022

Authority:AS 44.30.020

AS 47.06.010

AS 47.14.010

AS 47.32.030

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