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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC


  ( Heading of Division 4 amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252. )


  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 89, Sec. 51. )

CHAPTER 5. Persons With Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury [4353 - 4359]
  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 89, Sec. 51. )


(a) On or before January 1, 2012, the department shall determine requirements related to service delivery, uniform data collection, and other aspects of program administration, in addition to those specified in Section 4357, that service providers participating in the traumatic brain injury program must meet. This may include, but is not limited to, the following:

(1) The department may require that service providers be approved as community rehabilitation programs eligible to serve consumers.

(2) Upon approval of the Medicaid waiver sought pursuant to Section 14132.992, the department may require that all service providers do both of the following:

(A) Satisfy all applicable eligibility requirements for provision of services under the waiver.

(B) Participate in the waiver and provide extended supported employment services, as defined in paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 4354.

(b) On or before January 1, 2013, the department shall do all of the following:

(1) Determine the level of funding necessary to permit a service provider to meet all applicable requirements and adequately serve its designated service area.

(2) Determine the number of sites that can be supported with available funding.

(3) Solicit applications from organizations interested in and qualified to provide services pursuant to this chapter, and select those best qualified to do so, with priority given to applicants that have proven experience in providing effective services to persons with acquired traumatic brain injuries, including, but not limited to, supported living services, caregiver support, and family and community education.

(c) The department shall meet periodically with traumatic brain injury service providers for discussion of topics, including, but not limited to, the development and implementation of performance standards and data collection processes, eligibility requirements, program administration, pursuit of funding, implementation of the Medicaid waiver, if approved by the federal government, and refinement of the traumatic brain injury continuum of care.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 439, Sec. 4. (AB 398) Effective January 1, 2010. Repealed as of July 1, 2019, pursuant to Section 4359.)