IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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photocopy and required 5 minutes of administrative
In some instances, States would be unable to provide this written notification at the initial or other IFSP meeting, in person during a service visit, or in conjunction with other mailings and may need to provide
written notification by mail separately. Assuming that
sending written notification by mail is required for one quarter of the eligible infants and toddlers and would require 44 cents in postage and 10 cents for an envelope, the additional cost of mailing these notifications would be an estimated $20,925 annually.
We believe that the potential cost to States of implementing this required notification is very minor and would be offset by the benefits of ensuring that parents
are aware that their child’s personally identifiable
information will be disclosed to the State agency
responsible for the State’s public benefits or insurance
program, that this disclosure and billing cannot result in specified costs to them, that they have the right under
§303.414 (where applicable) to withdraw consent for this
6 Calculated using the median hourly wage for secretaries and
administrative assistants employed full-time by State or local
governments of $17.75 (http://www.bls.gov/ncs/ocs/sp/nctb1479.pdf)with
benefit costs of 35 percent.