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the State’s system of payments policies under §303.521 and

included in the notification provided to the parent under paragraph (a)(3) of this section; otherwise, the State cannot charge those costs to the parent.

(b) Use of private insurance to pay for Part C services. (1)(i) The State may not use the private insurance of a parent of an infant or toddler with a disability to pay for Part C services unless the parent

provides parental consent, consistent with §§303.7 and

303.420(a)(4), to use private insurance to pay for Part C services for his or her child or the State meets one of the exceptions in paragraph (b)(2) of this section. This includes the use of private insurance when such use is a prerequisite for the use of public benefits or insurance. Parental consent must be obtained--

(A) When the lead agency or EIS provider seeks to use

the parent’s private insurance or benefits to pay for the

initial provision of an early intervention service in the IFSP; and

(B) Each time consent for services is required under

§303.420(a)(3) due to an increase (in frequency, length,

duration, or intensity) in the provision of services in the

child’s IFSP.

(ii) If a State requires a parent to pay any costs