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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Children’s Services Handbook : 2. Medicaid Children’s Services Comprehensive Care Program (CCP) : 2.8 Personal Care Services (PCS) (CCP) : 2.8.3 Prior Authorization and Documentation Requirements : PCS Provider Responsibilities
PCS providers must comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
All PCS providers must maintain written policies and procedures for obtaining consent for medical treatment in the absence of the responsible adult. The procedure and policy must meet the standards of the Texas Family Code.
Providers must accept clients only when there is a reasonable expectation the client’s needs can be adequately met in the POS. The POS must be able to support the client’s health and safety needs and adequately support the use, maintenance, and cleaning of all required medical devices, equipment, and supplies. Necessary primary and backup utility, communication, and fire safety systems must be available in the POS.
The PCS provider is responsible for the supervision of the PCS attendant as required by the PCS provider’s licensure requirements.

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