committee reviews protected health information to determine the amount of a
person-centered budget based on the person's assessed need.
The committee consists of a minimum of
six division employees.
(a) Each committee
member shall be a full-time employee with a minimum job classification of
program specialist II.
committee chair must have a minimum job classification of administrator
A voting committee member
(i) supervised by the committee
(ii) designated as a
voting committee member by the division director.
(d) A division budget specialist may not be a
voting committee member.
A voting committee member shall review
each request for services assigned to the voting committee member.
(a) A voting committee member may make a
decision for any request for services with a budget adjustment amount less than
A voting committee
member shall submit the following request for services to the committee for a
(i) a budget adjustment amount equal
to or more than $5,000;
change from an in-home service to an out-of-home service; or
(iii) an adaptive equipment
The committee shall meet at least once a week, except during a week in which a
recognized holiday or a lack of quorum interferes with the meeting. The
committee chair must reschedule a meeting during the preceding or following
(a) At least three voting committee
members shall be in attendance to make a decision about a request for
(b) At least one
non-voting committee member who is a division budget specialist shall be in
attendance to make a decision about a request for services.
The committee shall:
(a) use the request for services process to
review each initial budget and person-centered budget adjustment;
(b) complete the person-centered budget
review each year; and
the closed plan payment review.
The division must maintain at least three
non-voting committee members who can act as a voting committee member in the
event of an emergency situation. An emergency situation includes:
(a) a declared public health emergency or
(b) a vacancy in
an employee position that reports to the committee chair; or
(c) a sudden increase in the volume of
a division budget specialist, a non-voting committee member may act as a voting
member in the event of an emergency after completion of:
(a) 32 hours of participation in committee
meetings as a non-voting member;
(b) review of training material;
(c) consultation with and approval by the
committee chair; and
by the division director.