IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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records in §303.403(b) and replaced it with the term early
Additionally, we have amended the definition of
participating agency in §303.403(c) to mean any individual,
agency, entity, or institution that collects, maintains, or uses personally identifiable information to implement the requirements in Part C of the Act and the regulations in this part with respect to a particular child. Participating agency specifically includes the lead agency and EIS providers that provide any Part C services, including service coordination, evaluations and assessments, and other Part C services. We are adding this provision to distinguish between those primary referral sources that perform primarily a child find function and those entities that serve as funding sources only. We have clarified that this term does not include primary referral sources (unless they are also EIS providers), or public agencies (such as the State Medicaid or CHIP program), or private entities (such as private insurance companies) that act solely as funding sources for Part C services.
Changes: We have revised the definition of participating
agency in §303.403(c) to provide that this term also
includes an entity that collects, maintains, or uses personally identifiable information and that this