55 Pa. Code § 165.45 - Time frames for authorization of special allowances for supportive services

Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022

(a) When verification is obtained or received by the Department within 5-calendar days following a request for a special allowance for supportive services, if approved, the Department will authorize the request no later than 10-calendar days following the date of request.
(b) When verification is obtained or received by the Department more than 5 days following a request for special allowance for supportive services, the Department will authorize the request no later than 5-calendar days after receipt of the verification.
(c) When the last day for authorization of payment falls on a weekend or holiday, the Department will authorize the request on or before the working day immediately preceding the weekend or holiday.
(d) Authorization shall include actually processing the data needed to issue a check, including completing required forms and performing data entry.
(e) The Department will issue the written decision approving or disapproving the request for a special allowance for a supportive service within the time frame for authorization in this section.
(f) For payments of special allowances for supportive services the Department will use the method of payment, such as a county or central issuance, that is best calculated to provide payment to the participant in advance of the date that payment for the supportive service is required by the provider.

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55 Pa. Code § 165.45

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