IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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(including its definition of income and family expenses, such as extraordinary medical expenses), its definition of inability to pay, and when and how the State makes its determination of the ability or inability to pay;
(4) An assurance that--
(i) Fees will not be charged to parents for the
services that a child is otherwise entitled to receive at no cost (including those services identified under paragraphs (a)(4)(ii), (b), and (c) of this section);
(ii) The inability of the parents of an infant or toddler with a disability to pay for services will not result in a delay or denial of services under this part to the child or the child's family such that, if the parent or
family meets the State’s definition of inability to pay,
the infant or toddler with a disability must be provided all Part C services at no cost.
(iii) Families will not be charged any more than the actual cost of the Part C service (factoring in any amount received from other sources for payment for that service); and
(iv) Families with public insurance or benefits or private insurance will not be charged disproportionately more than families who do not have public insurance or benefits or private insurance;