Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-77.28 - Area education agencies

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 20, April 6, 2022

An area education agency is eligible to participate in the Medicaid program when it has a plan for providing comprehensive special education programs and services approved by the Iowa department of education. Covered services shall be provided by personnel who are licensed, endorsed, or registered as provided in this rule and shall be within the scope of the applicable license, endorsement, or registration.

(1) Personnel providing audiological or speech-language services shall be licensed by the Iowa board of speech pathology and audiology as a speech pathologist or audiologist pursuant to 645-Chapters 299, 300 and 303 through 305.
(2) Personnel providing physical therapy shall be licensed by the Iowa board of physical and occupational therapy as a physical therapist pursuant to 645-Chapters 199 through 204.
(3) Personnel providing occupational therapy shall be licensed by the Iowa board of physical and occupational therapy as an occupational therapist pursuant to 645-Chapters 205 through 210.
(4) Personnel providing psychological evaluations and counseling or psychotherapy services shall be:
a. Endorsed by the Iowa board of educational examiners as a school psychologist pursuant to 282-subrule 27.3(3);
b. Licensed by the Iowa board of psychology as a psychologist pursuant to 645-Chapters 239 through 243;
c. Licensed by the Iowa board of social work as a social worker pursuant to 645-Chapters 279 through 284;
d. Licensed by the Iowa board of medicine as a physician pursuant to 653-Chapters 9 through 11; or
e. Registered by the Iowa nursing board as an advanced registered nurse practitioner pursuant to 655-Chapter 7.
(5) Personnel providing nursing services shall be licensed by the Iowa nursing board as a registered or licensed practical nurse pursuant to 655-Chapters 3 through 6.
(6) Personnel providing vision services shall be:
a. Licensed by the Iowa nursing board as a registered or licensed practical nurse pursuant to 655-Chapters 3 through 6;
b. Licensed by the Iowa board of medicine as a physician pursuant to 653-Chapters 9 through 11; or
c. Licensed by the Iowa board of optometry as an optometrist pursuant to 645-Chapter 180.

This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code section 249A.4.

Notes

Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-77.28
Amended by IAB January 7, 2015/Volume XXXVII, Number 14, effective 3/1/2015

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