Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-306-3a - Processing referrals and applications

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Referrals.

The Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division shall establish and implement standards and procedures for the prompt and equitable handling of referrals of individuals for vocational rehabilitation services. The standards shall include time lines for making good faith efforts to inform these individuals of application requirements and to gather information necessary to initiate an assessment for determining eligibility and priority for services.

(b) Applications.
(1) An individual is considered to have submitted an application when the individual or the individual's representative, as appropriate:
(A) has completed and signed an agency application form or has otherwise requested services through a signed, dated letter;
(B) has provided information necessary to initiate an assessment to determine eligibility and priority for services; and
(C) is available to complete the assessment process.
(2) The Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division, once an individual has submitted an application for vocational rehabilitation services, shall make an eligibility determination within sixty (60) days, unless:
(A) exceptional and unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the agency preclude a determination within sixty (60) days and the agency and the individual agree to a specific extension of time; or
(B) an extended evaluation is necessary, in accordance with Section 10-306-5a of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.

Notes

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-306-3a
Adopted effective November 6, 1998

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