§9.563: Dads' Review of Level of Need (LON)

(a) DADS may review a recommended or assigned LON at any time to determine if it is appropriate. If DADS reviews an LON, documentation supporting the LON must be submitted by the MRA to DADS in accordance with DADS' request. Based on its review, DADS may modify an LON.

(b) If an LON 9 is requested, DADS may review documentation supporting the requested LON.

(c) Documentation supporting a recommended LON described in subsection (b) of this section must be submitted by the MRA to DADS in accordance with this subchapter and received by DADS within seven calendar days after the MRA has electronically transmitted the recommended LON.

(d) Within 21 calendar days after receiving the supporting documentation, DADS:

(1) requests additional documentation;

(2) electronically approves the recommended LON and establishes the effective date; or

(3) sends written notification that the recommended LON has been denied.

(e) DADS reviews any additional documentation submitted in accordance with DADS' request and electronically approves the recommended LON or sends written notification to the MRA that the recommended LON has been denied.

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Source Note: The provisions of this §9.563 adopted to be effective January 5, 2003, 27 TexReg 12254; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8841; amended to be effective March 1, 2007, 32 TexReg 544