IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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written notification, a State must obtain parental consent
if use of a child’s or parent’s public benefits or
insurance would result in the following specified costs: a decrease in the available lifetime coverage or any other insured benefit for a child or parent; payment for services that would otherwise be covered by the public benefits or
insurance program; increases in premiums or discontinuation
of public insurance or benefits for that child or parent as a result of such use; or a risk of loss of eligibility for the child or the parent for Medicaid home and community- based waivers based on aggregate health expenses.
We have added in new §303.520(a)(2)(iii) a provision
clarifying that if a parent does not provide consent under
new §303.520(a)(2)(ii), the State must still make available
those Part C services in the IFSP to which the parent has provided consent.
The contents of the written notification are specified
in §303.520(a)(3). Specifically, the notification must
include: (1) a statement that parental consent must be
obtained under §303.414, if that provision applies, before
the State lead agency or EIS provider discloses, for
billing purposes, a child’s personally identifiable
information to the State public agency responsible for the
administration of the State’s public benefits or insurance