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§ 54342. Types of Services.

17 CA ADC § 54342BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 2. Health and Welfare Agency - Department of Developmental Services Regulations
Chapter 3. Community Services
Subchapter 2. Vendorization
Article 3. Vendor Numbers and Service Codes
17 CCR § 54342
§ 54342. Types of Services.
(a) The following service codes shall be assigned to the following types of services:
(1) Activity Center - Service Code 505. Activity Centers shall meet the requirements in Sections 56710 through 56756 of these regulations for the specific service being vendored.
(2) Acute Care Hospitals - Service Code 700. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an acute care hospital if the vendor is either:
(A) An acute care hospital which is validly licensed as such by DHS, and which provides inpatient care 24-hours per day; or
(B) An acute psychiatric hospital which is validly licensed as such by DHS, and which provides care for the mentally disordered, incompetent persons referred to in Welfare and Institutions Code, Sections 5000 to 5550.
(3) Adaptive Skills Trainer - Service Code 605. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an adaptive skills trainer if the vendor possesses the skills, training and education necessary to enhance existing consumer skills. An adaptive skills trainer may also remedy consumer skill deficits in communication, social function or other related skill areas and shall meet the following requirements:
(A) Possess a Master's Degree in one of the following: education, psychology, counseling, nursing, social work, applied behavior analysis, behavioral medicine, speech and language, or rehabilitation; and
(B) Have at least one year of experience in the design and implementation of adaptive skills training plans.
(4) Adult Day Care - Service Code 855.
(A) A regional center shall classify a vendor as an adult day care facility if the vendor:
1. Possesses a valid day care license for adults issued by DSS or an agency authorized by DSS to assume specific licensing responsibilities; and
2. Provides nonmedical care and supervision to adults 18 years of age or older on less than a 24-hour per day basis.
(B) Adult day care does not include adult day programs as identified in (a)(1), (6), (12), (33), and (72).
(5) Adult Day Health Center - Service Code 702. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an adult day health center if the vendor has a signed adult day health care provider agreement with the Department of Health Services to provide the services described in Title 22, Chapter 5 to Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are eligible for and voluntarily elect to participate in an adult day health care program.
(6) Adult Development Center - Service Code 510. Adult Development Centers shall meet the requirements in Sections 56710 through 56756 of these regulations for the specific service being vendored.
(7) Art Therapist - Service Code 691. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an art therapist if the vendor possesses a current registration issued by the American Art Therapy Association and works with an individual using art media as a means of expression and communication to promote the individual's perceptive, intuitive, affective, and expressive experiences which lead to the individual's personal growth or personality reintegration.
(8) Associate Behavior Analyst - Service Code 613. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an Associate Behavior Analyst if the vendor assesses the function of a behavior of a consumer and designs, implements, and evaluates instructional and environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvements in the consumer's behavior through skill acquisition and the reduction of behavior, under direct supervision of a Behavior Analyst or Behavior Management Consultant. Associate Behavior Analysts engage in descriptive functional assessments to identify environmental factors of which behavior is a function. Associate Behavior Analysts shall not practice psychology, as defined in Business and Professions Code Section 2903. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an Associate Behavior Analyst if an individual is recognized by the National Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst.
(9) Attorney - Service Code 610. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an attorney if the vendor:
(A) Is an active member in good standing of the State Bar of California;
(B) Advises individuals of their legal rights; and
(C) Represents them in administrative and judicial proceedings, when necessary.
(10) Audiology - Service Code 706.
(A) A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of audiology services if the vendor is:
1. An audiologist who is validly licensed as an audiologist by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of the California Department of Consumer Affairs; and
2. Uses techniques to identify and evaluate hearing disorders and to develop methods of improving hearing disorders involving speech, language, auditory behavior, and other aberrant behavior related to hearing loss.
(B) A vendored audiologist shall not dispense hearing aids to consumers, or be additionally vendored as an audiology center or hearing aid dispenser.
(11) Behavior Analyst - Service Code 612. Behavior Analyst means an individual who assesses the function of a behavior of a consumer and designs, implements, and evaluates instructional and environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvements in the consumer's behavior through skill acquisition and the reduction of behavior. Behavior Analysts engage in functional assessments or functional analyses to identify environmental factors of which behavior is a function. A Behavior Analyst shall not practice psychology, as defined in Business and Professions Code section 2903. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a Behavior Analyst if an individual is recognized by the national Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
(12) Behavior Management Assistant - Service Code 615. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a behavior management assistant if the vendor designs and/or implements behavior modification intervention services under the direct supervision of a behavior management consultant; or if the vendor assesses the function of a behavior of a consumer and designs, implements, and evaluates instructional and environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvements in the consumer's behavior through skill acquisition and the reduction of behavior, under direct supervision of a Behavior Analyst or Behavior Management Consultant, and meets either of the following requirements:
(A) Possesses a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree and has either:
1. Twelve semester units in applied behavior analysis and one year of experience in designing and/or implementing behavior modification intervention services; or
2. Two years of experience in designing and/or implementing behavior modification intervention services.
(B) Is registered as either:
1. A psychological assistant of a psychologist by the Medical Board of California or Psychology Examining Board; or
2. An Associate Licensed Clinical Social Worker pursuant to Business and Professions Code, Section 4996.18.
(13) Behavior Management Consultant - Service Code 620.
(A) A regional center shall classify a vendor as a behavior management consultant if the vendor designs and/or implements behavior modification intervention services and meets the following requirements:
1. Individuals vendored as a behavior management consultant prior to, or as of, December 31, 2006, that have not previously completed twelve semester units in applied behavior analysis, shall have until December 31, 2008 to complete twelve semester units in applied behavior analysis and possess a license and experience as specified in 3. through 7. below.
2. Individuals vendored as a behavior management consultant on, or after, January 1, 2007, shall, prior to being vendored, have completed twelve semester units in applied behavior analysis and possess a license and experience as specified in 3. through 7. below.
3. Possesses a valid license as a psychologist from the Medical Board of California or Psychology Examining Board; or
4. Is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker pursuant to Business and Professions Code, Sections 4996 through 4998.7; or
5. Is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist pursuant to Business and Professions Code, Sections 4980 through 4984.7; or
6. Is any other licensed professional whose California licensure permits the design and/or implementation of behavior modification intervention services.
7. Have two years experience designing and implementing behavior modification intervention services.
(B) Behavior management consultants shall follow the requirements of Title 17, Sections 50800 through 50823, when using planned behavior modification interventions that cause pain or trauma.
(14) Behavior Management Program - Service Code 515. Behavior Management Programs shall meet the requirements in Sections 56710 through 56756 of these regulations for the specific service being vendored.
(15) Camping Services - Service Code 850. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of camping services if the vendor has staff that possesses demonstrated competence to supervise safety of camp activities and is:
(A) A day camp which:
1. Provides a creative experience in outdoor living for a limited period of hours per day and days per year; and
2. Contributes to the individual's mental, physical, and social growth by using the resources of the natural surroundings;
(B) A residential camp which:
1. Possesses a valid fire clearance issued by the California State Fire Marshal, city fire department, or local fire district;
2. Complies with the requirements of Title 17, Sections 30700 through 30753;
3. Has a registered nurse on staff at all hours of operation; or
4. Has received a waiver issued by the appropriate agency if any of the requirements specified in 1. through 3. above are not met; and
5. Provides:
a. A creative experience in outdoor living on a 24-hour per day basis for a limited period of time;
b. Services which use the resources of the natural surroundings to contribute to the individual's mental, physical, and social growth; and
c. Other consistent services; or
(C) A traveling camp which provides camping or vacation experiences by traveling to various campgrounds or other tourist areas.
(16) Child Day Care - Service Code 851. A regional center shall classify a vendor as child day care if the vendor:
(A) Possesses a valid family day care license issued by DSS or by an agency authorized by DSS to assume specified licensing responsibilities, and provides nonmedical care and supervision to children under 18 years of age on a less than 24-hour per day basis in the vendor's own home; or
(B) Possesses a valid day care license for children issued by DSS or by an agency authorized by DSS to assume specific licensing responsibilities, and provides personal care, protection, supervision and assistance to children under 18 years of age with special developmental needs in a nonresidential facility; or
(C) Possesses a preschool license issued by the Department of Education or a valid child care center license issued by DSS or an agency authorized by DSS to assume specified licensing responsibilities, and aids children in developing pre-academic skills, group training, and social skills in a nonresidential facility.
(17) Clinical Psychologist - Service Code 785. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a clinical psychologist if the vendor:
(A) Is validly licensed as a clinical psychologist by the Psychology Examining Committee of the Medical Board of California; and
(B) Provides:
1. Diagnosis and psychotherapy of mental and emotional disorders; or
2. Individual and group testing and counseling in order to assist individuals achieve more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
(18) Counseling Services - Service Code 625. The services included within this service code shall be provided by the following persons:
(A) Family Counselor - A regional center shall classify a vendor as a family counselor if the vendor possesses a valid Marriage and Family Therapist license issued by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners, and provides support and counseling to help the individual maintain and maximize the use of his or her current functioning patterns; and
(B) Social Worker - A regional center shall classify a vendor as a social worker if the vendor possesses a valid Clinical Social Worker's license issued by the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners, and provides the following services:
1. Social assessments;
2. Counseling; and
3. Other case work functions for the benefit of the individual.
(19) Dance Therapist - Service Code 692. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a dance therapist if the vendor is validly registered as a dance therapist by the American Dance Therapy Association, and provides the following services:
(A) Teaches the individual to use body movement and dance as the process in therapeutic intervention directed toward gaining insight into the consumer's problematic behavior, and expanding the consumer's freedom of movement, flexibility, and coordination;
(B) Provides opportunities for the individual to express and communicate feelings, needs, and conflicts; and
(C) Provides other services consistent with the duties specified in (A) and (B) above.
(20) Day Treatment Centers - Service Code 710. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a day treatment center if the vendor provides services to outpatients at an acute care hospital or acute psychiatric hospital.
(21) Dentistry - Service Code 715. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a dentist if the vendor is validly licensed by the California Board of Dental Examiners and practices the branch of medicine which specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth and their associated structures.
(22) Developmental Specialist - Service Code 670. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a developmental specialist if the vendor possesses valid certification by an accredited hospital as having successfully completed a one-year developmental specialist training program, or if the vendor possesses a Master's Degree in Developmental Therapy from an accredited college or university.
(23) Diaper Service - Service Code 627. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of diaper service if the vendor:
(A) Supplies cloth diapers for the consumer; and
(B) Provides pick-up, laundering, and delivery of the diapers to the consumer's home.
(24) Dietary Services - Service Code 720. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of dietary services if the vendor is:
(A) A dietitian who is validly registered as a member of the American Dietetic Association and who prescribes or modifies a person's diet to meet the person's nutritional needs; or
(B) a nutritionist who evaluates an individual's nutritional needs and meets one of the following requirements:
1. Possesses a Master's Degree in one of the following:
a. Food and Nutrition;
b. Dietetics; or
c. Public Health Nutrition; or
2. Is employed as a nutritionist by a county health department.
(25) Driver Trainer - Service Code 630. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a driver trainer if the vendor possesses the skills and training necessary to teach other individuals to drive automobiles and meets the following requirements:
(A) Possesses a current certification by the California Department of Motor Vehicles as a driver instructor; and
(B) Possesses a current and valid California driver's license.
(26) Durable Medical Equipment Dealer - Service Code 725. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a durable medical equipment dealer if the vendor possesses a valid business license, and operates a business which manufactures, individually tailors, or sells durable medical equipment as defined in Title 22, California Code of Regulations, Section 51160.
(27) Educational Psychologist - Service Code 672. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an educational psychologist if the vendor possesses a valid educational psychologist's license issued by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners, and provides evaluation and counseling to assist individuals in achieving more effective educational development.
(28) Family Home Agency (FHA) - Service Code 904. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a family home agency (FHA) if the agency:
(A) Recruits, approves, trains, and monitors family home and family teaching home providers;
(B) Provides services and supports to family home and family teaching home providers; and
(C) Assists consumers in moving into, or relocating from, family homes and family teaching homes.
(29) Genetic Counselor - Service Code 800. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a genetic counselor if the vendor possesses a valid Genetic Counselor License issued by the State of California.
(30) Hearing and Audiology Facilities - Service Code 730. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a hearing or audiology facility if the vendor is:
(A) A hearing facility which provides the following services:
1. Diagnosis of the individual's hearing loss; and
2. Treatment for individuals whose hearing loss does not require multi-disciplined diagnostic services; or
(B) An audiology facility which:
1. Treats the individual whose hearing loss requires multi-disciplined diagnostic services;
2. Provides a diagnosis of the individual's hearing loss;
3. Provides services intended to help the individual compensate for the hearing loss;
4. Does not dispense hearing aids to the individual;
5. Employs at least one audiologist who is licensed by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of the California Department of Consumer Affairs; and
6. Employs individuals, other than (B)5. above, who perform services, all of whom shall be:
a. Licensed audiologists; or
b. Obtaining required professional experience, and whose required professional experience application has been approved by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
(31) Home Health Agency - Service Code 854. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a home health agency if the vendor possesses a valid home health agency license issued by DHS, or meets the requirements established by DHS for providing home health services, and is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services and at least one of the following:
(A) Physical therapy;
(B) Occupational therapy;
(C) Speech therapy;
(D) Medical social work; or
(E) Home health aide services.
(32) Home Health Aide - Service Code 856. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a home health aide if the vendor possesses a valid home health aide license issued by DHS or meets the requirements established by DHS for providing home health services, and who:
(A) Provides services to the individual in order to maintain a safe and healthful home environment;
(B) Performs personal services directed toward adequate nutrition and personal cleanliness;
(C) Supports a continuing medical and social treatment plan for homebound individuals; and
(D) Other services consistent with the duties specified in (a)(31)(A) through (C) above.
(33) Homemaker - Service Code 858. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a homemaker if the vendor maintains, strengthens, or safeguards the care of individuals in their homes.
(34) Homemaker Service - Service Code 860. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a homemaker service if the vendor employs, trains, and assigns personnel who maintain, strengthen, or safeguard the care of individuals in their homes.
(35) Independent Living Program - Service Code 520. Independent Living Programs shall meet the requirements in Sections 56710 through 56756 of these regulations for the specific service being vendored.
(36) Independent Living Specialist - Service Code 635. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an independent living specialist if the vendor possesses the skill, training, or education necessary to teach consumers to live independently and/or provide the supports necessary for the consumer to maintain a self-sustaining, independent-living situation in the community.
(37) Infant Development Program - Service Code 805. Infant development programs shall meet the appropriate requirements in Sections 56710 through 56734 and 56760 through 56774 of these regulations.
(38) Infant Development Specialist - Service Code 810. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an infant development specialist if the vendor has at least one year of experience working with parents and children with disabilities and possesses either of the following:
(A) A valid license or certification in one of the following disciplines:
1. Occupational therapy;
2. Physical therapy;
3. Special education;
4. Psychology;
5. Nursing; or
6. Speech and language therapy; or
(B) A Masters degree in child development/early childhood education which includes a minimum of 15 units of formal instruction in at least one of the following areas:
1. Typical and atypical infant development;
2. Infant assessment;
3. Infant intervention techniques; or
4. Family involvement in infant treatment.
(39) In-home Respite Services Agency - Service Code 862. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an in-home respite services agency if the vendor meets the appropriate requirements in Sections 56780 through 56802 of these regulations. Separate vendorization may be waived at the vendor's request for existing in-home respite services agency vendors requesting to provide new in-home respite services at an additional business address.
(40) In-home Respite Worker - Service Code 864. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of in-home respite worker services if the vendor is an individual who:
(A) Has received Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid training from agencies offering such training, including, but not limited to, the American Red Cross;
(B) Has the skill, training, or education necessary to perform the required services; and
(C) Provides in-home respite services.
(41) Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled (ICF/DD) - Service Code 925. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled if the vendor possesses a valid ICF/DD health facility license issued by the Department of Health Services.
(42) Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative (ICF/DD-H) - Service Code 930. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-habilitative if the vendor possesses a valid ICF/DD-H health facility license issued by the Department of Health Services.
(43) Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled-Nursing (ICF/DD-N) - Service Code 935. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-nursing if the vendor possesses a valid ICF/DD-N health facility license issued by the Department of Health Services.
(44) Interpreter - Service Code 642. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an interpreter if the vendor demonstrates:
(A) Fluency in both English and in sign language; and
(B) Proficiency in facilitating communication between hearing-impaired and hearing persons using American sign language and spoken language.
(45) Laboratory and Radiologic Services - Service Code 735. The following types of services are included within this service code:
(A) A regional center shall classify a vendor as a clinical laboratory if the vendor:
1. Is validly licensed by DHS as a clinical laboratory, and examines and tests specimens.
(B) A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of radiological services if the vendor:
1. Possesses a valid license as a technologist or radiologist issued by DHS;
2. Uses x-ray equipment which is validly registered with DHS; and
3. Provides services which involve the use of x-rays or radioactive materials for medical, diagnostic, or treatment procedures.
(46) Licensed Vocational Nurse - Service Code 742. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a licensed vocational nurse if the vendor:
(A) Is validly licensed as a licensed vocational nurse by the California State Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners; or
(B) Is a nurse registry from whom the services of a licensed vocational nurse are obtained; and
(C) Provides services under the direction of a validly licensed registered nurse or physician.
(47) Mobility Training Services Agency - Service Code 645. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of mobility training services if the vendor is an agency which employs staff who possess the skill, training, or education necessary to teach individuals how to use public transportation or other modes of transportation which will enable them to move about the community independently.
(48) Mobility Training Services Specialist - Service Code 650. A regional center shall classify an individual as a vendor of mobility training services if the vendor possesses the skill, training, or education necessary to teach individuals how to use public transportation or other modes of transportation which will enable them to move about the community independently.
(49) Music Therapist - Service Code 693. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a music therapist if the vendor possesses a valid registration issued by the National Association for Music Therapy, and uses music media and activities to effect change or growth in the individual's:
(A) Self-awareness;
(B) Gross motor development;
(C) Fine motor development;
(D) Eye-hand coordination and visual tracking;
(E) Visual, auditory, and tactile awareness and perception;
(F) Language development and communication skills;
(G) Emotional expression;
(H) Self-esteem and body image;
(I) Socialization and community awareness; and
(J) Sterotypical behaviors.
(50) Nurse Anesthetist - Service Code 741. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a nurse anesthetist if the vendor:
(A) Is a nurse anesthetist who is validly licensed by the California State Board of Registered Nurses and certified by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists; or
(B) Is a nurse registry from whom the services of a nurse anesthetist are obtained.
(51) Nurse's Aide or Assistant - Service Code 743. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a nurse's aide or assistant if the vendor:
(A) Is certified as a nurse's aide or a home health aide by DHS; or
(B) Is a nurse registry from whom the services of a nurse's aide or assistant are obtained; and
(C) Provides services under the direction of a validly licensed registered nurse or physician.
(52) Nursing Facility - Service Code 940. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a nursing facility if the vendor possesses a valid nursing facility license issued by the Department of Health Services.
(53) Occupational Therapy - Service Code 773. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of occupational therapy if the vendor is:
(A) An occupational therapist validly licensed by the California Board of Occupational Therapy and who, based on the written prescription of a physician, dentist or podiatrist, provides occupational therapy evaluation, treatment planning, treatment, instruction and consultative services; or
(B) An occupational therapist assistant validly certified by the California Board of Occupational Therapy and who provides occupational therapy evaluation, treatment planning, treatment, instruction and consultative services while under the direct supervision of a registered occupational therapist.
(54) Orthoptic Services - Service Code 745. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of orthoptic services if the vendor is:
(A) An orthoptic technician who is validly certified by the American Orthoptic Council and provides the following services:
1. Treats an individual's defective visual habits.
2. Treats defects of binocular vision and muscle imbalance by exercise and visual training, and re-educating the individual's visual habits.
(B) An optometrist who is validly licensed as an optometrist by the California State Board of Optometry and provides the following services:
1. Examines the eye for defects and faults of refraction; and
2. Prescribes correctional lenses or exercises.
(55) Orthotic and Prosthetic Services - Service Code 750. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of orthotic and prosthetic services if the vendor is:
(A) An orthotist who makes or fits orthopedic braces and who is either:
1. Validly certified by any of the following:
a. American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics;
b. Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics;
c. American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association;
d. California Children's Services Association; or
e. Veteran's Administration; or
2. A member of the California Orthotic and Prosthetic Association which employs only those orthotists who are eligible for certification.
(B) A prosthetist who makes or fits artificial limbs or other parts of the body, and who is either:
1. Validly certified by any of the following:
a. American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics;
b. Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics;
c. California Children's Services Association; or
d. Veteran's Administration; or
2. A member of the California Orthotic and Prosthetic Association which employs only those prosthetists who are eligible for certification.
(C) An individual who is validly licensed as a pharmacist by the California State Board of Pharmacy and who fits orthotic or prosthetic devices.
(56) Other Medical Equipment or Supplies - Service Code 755. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of other medical equipment or supplies if the vendor is:
(A) A dispensing optician who is validly registered as a dispensing optician by the Division of Allied Health Professions of the Medical Board of California, and who:
1. Fills prescriptions of physicians or optometrists for prescription lenses and related products;
2. Fits and adjusts such lenses and spectacle frames; and
3. Fits contact lenses under the advice, direction, and responsibility of a physician or optometrist;
(B) A hearing aid dispenser who is validly licensed as a hearing aid dispenser by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of the California Department of Consumer Affairs, and who:
1. Performs audiometric pure tone and speech testing;
2. Tests hearing in order to fit, dispense, or repair hearing aids; and
3. Is not vendored separately as an audiology center or individually as an audiologist; or
(C) A prosthetic and orthotic appliance factory which fits and sells orthotic and prosthetic appliances necessary for the restoration of function or replacement of body parts.
(57) Other Medical Services - Service Code 760. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of other medical services if the vendor provides any medical services not included otherwise in this section, and services provided by clinics or other medical facilities which are not included in another service code.
(58) Out-of-home Respite Services - Service Code 868. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of out-of-home respite services if the vendor:
(A) Is licensed by DSS or by an agency authorized by DSS or is licensed by DHS to provide out-of-home care to persons with developmental disabilities; and
(B) Is vendored by the regional center and provides services under the following service codes:
1. Service Code 855 - Adult Day Care; or
2. Service Code 851 - Child Day Care; or
3. Service Code 905 or 915 - Residential Facility Serving Adults; or
4. Service Code 910 or 920 - Residential Facility Serving Children; or
5. Service Code 930 - Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative (ICF/DD-H); or
6. Service Code 935 - Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled - Nursing (ICF/DD-N).
(C) Has staff who have received Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid training from agencies offering such training, including, but not limited to, the American Red Cross;
(D) Has the training, education, and skill to perform the required services; and
(E) Provides out-of-home respite services which consist of intermittent or regularly scheduled temporary care to individuals in a licensed facility and which:
1. Are designed to relieve families of the constant responsibility of caring for a member of that family who is a consumer;
2. Meet planned or emergency needs;
3. Are used to allow parents or the individual the opportunity for vacations and other necessities or activities of family life; and
4. Are provided to individuals away from their residence.
(59) Out-of-state Manufacturer or Distributor - Service Code 655. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an out-of-state manufacturer or distributor of merchandise if the vendor provides a specific item that is not available in California, or it is more economical to purchase the item outside of California.
(60) Pharmaceutical Services - Service Code 765. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of pharmaceutical services if the vendor is:
(A) A person who is validly licensed as a pharmacist by the California State Board of Pharmacy, and who identifies, prepares, or preserves compounds and dispenses drugs; or
(B) A pharmacy which is validly licensed as a pharmacy by the California State Board of Pharmacy, and which is a facility where medicines are compounded or dispensed.
(61) Physical Therapy - Service Code 772. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of physical therapy services if the vendor is:
(A) A physical therapist who is validly licensed by the Physical Therapy Examining Committee of the Medical Board of California and who, under medical supervision, treats individuals to relieve pain, develop or restore motor function, and maintain performance by using a variety of physical means; or
(B) A physical therapist assistant who is registered as a physical therapist assistant by the Physical Therapy Examining Committee of the Medical Board of California and who provides physical therapy while under the direct supervision of the licensed physical therapist.
(62) Physicians or Surgeons - Service Code 775. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a physician or surgeon if the vendor provides professional services to individuals and is validly licensed by the Medical Board of California as a physician or surgeon.
(63) Psychiatric Technician - Service Code 790. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a psychiatric technician if the vendor:
(A) Under medical direction, provides psychotherapeutical services; and
(B) Possesses a valid psychiatric technician's license issued by the California State Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners.
(64) Psychiatrist - Service Code 780. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a psychiatrist if the vendor:
(A) Is validly licensed as a physician and surgeon by the Medical Board of California;
(B) Is validly certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and
(C) Specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders.
(65) Recreational Therapist - Service Code 694. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a recreational therapist if the vendor possesses a valid registration issued by either the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification or the California Board of Recreation and Park Certification and provides the following services:
(A) Uses self-motivating recreational activities to develop the individual's motor skills, social skills, sensory functioning, or acceptable behavior;
(B) Counsels the individual in recreation and leisure pursuits; and
(C) Provides other services consistent with the duties specified in (A) and (B) above.
(66) Registered Nurse - Service Code 744. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a registered nurse if the vendor:
(A) Is an individual who is validly licensed as a registered nurse by the California State Board of Registered Nurses; or
(B) Is a nurse registry from whom the services of a registered nurse are obtained.
(67) Residential Facility Serving Adults - Owner Operated - Service Code 905. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an owner-operated residential facility serving adults if:
(A) The facility serves adults;
(B) The vendor possesses a valid community care facility license as required by Health and Safety Code, Sections 1500 through 1569.87; and
(C) The facility is the residence of the licensee or a member of the corporate board (board of directors). The licensee may perform all of the activities necessary to operate the facility, or he/she may employ staff, which may include members of his/her family, to assist.
(68) Residential Facility Serving Children - Owner Operated - Service Code 910. A regional center shall classify a vendor as an owner-operated residential facility serving children if:
(A) The facility serves children;
(B) The vendor possesses a valid community care facility license as required by Health and Safety Code, Sections 1500 through 1569.87; and
(C) The facility is the residence of the licensee or a member of the corporate board (board of directors). The licensee may perform all of the activities necessary to operate the facility, or he/she may employ staff which may include members of his/her family, to assist.
(69) Residential Facility Serving Adults - Staff Operated - Service Code 915. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a staff-operated residential facility serving adults if:
(A) The facility serves adults;
(B) The vendor possesses a valid community care facility license as required by Health and Safety Code, Sections 1500 through 1569.87; and
(C) The facility is not the residence of the licensee or a member of the corporate board (board of directors) and the licensee employs personnel to provide direct care and training to individuals.
(70) Residential Facility Serving Children - Staff Operated - Service Code 920. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a staff-operated residential facility serving children if:
(A) The facility serves children;
(B) The vendor possesses a valid community care facility license as required in the Health and Safety Code, Section 1500 through 1569.87; and
(C) The facility is not the residence of the licensee or a member of the corporate board (board of directors) and the licensee employs personnel to provide direct care and training to individuals.
(71) Respiratory Therapist - Service Code 793. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a respiratory therapist if the vendor:
(A) Provides respiratory therapy services; and
(B) Possesses a valid respiratory care practitioner certificate issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California of the Department of Consumer Affairs.
(72) Respite Facility - Service Code 869. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a respite facility if the vendor:
(A) Is licensed as a residential facility by DSS or by an agency authorized by DSS;
(B) Provides only out-of-home respite services in accordance with (a)(58)(E)1. through 4. above.
(C) Meets the criteria specified in (a)(58)(C) and (D); and
(D) Is not vendored by the regional center to provide services under the following service codes:
1. Service Code 905 or 915 - Residential Facility Serving Adults; or
2. Service Code 910 or 920 - Residential Facility Serving Children.
(73) Retail/Wholesale Stores - Service Code 660. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a retail/wholesale store if the facility provides goods for purchase and possesses a valid business license to operate that facility.
(74) Social Recreation Program - Service Code 525. Social Recreation Programs shall meet the requirements in Sections 56710 through 56756 of these regulations for the specific service being vendored.
(75) Speech Pathology - Service Code 707. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of speech-language pathology services if the vendor is:
(A) A speech-language pathologist who is validly licensed as a speech-language pathologist as specified in the California Business and Professions Code, Division 2, Healing Arts, Chapter 5.3, Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists; and provides:
1. Diagnostic screening and assessment; and
2. Preventative and corrective therapy for persons with speech or language or swallowing disorders
(B) A speech-language pathology assistant who is validly licensed in the State of California and performs the duties and functions as specified in the Business and Professions Code, Division 2, Healing Arts, Chapter 5.3, Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Sections 2538-2538.7, and works under supervision of a qualified licensed speech-language pathologist in a group practice.
(76) Teacher - Service Code 674. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a teacher if the vendor possesses a valid California teaching credential issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or an instruction credential such as a “Life Diploma” or “California Community Colleges Certificate” issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. A teacher provides the following services:
(A) Conducts lessons;
(B) Prepares instructional materials;
(C) Instructs and supervises individuals in specific areas; and
(D) Provides other services consistent with the duties specified in (A) through (C) above.
(77) Teacher's Aide - Service Code 676. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a teacher's aide if the vendor works under the supervision of a teacher and possesses the training, education, and/or skill to perform the services specified in (a)(76)(A) through (D) above.
(78) Teacher of Special Education - Service Code 678. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a teacher of special education if the vendor possesses a valid California teaching credential in Special Education issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and provides the services specified in (a)(76)(A) through (D) above.
(79) Translator - Service Code 643. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a translator if the vendor demonstrates:
(A) Fluency in both English and a language other than English; and
(B) The ability to read and write accurately in both English and a language other than English.
(80) Transportation - Additional Component - Service Code 880. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of transportation services - additional component if the vendor:
(A) Is vendored separately from the primary service. The vendoring regional center may waive separate vendorization as a transportation services -additional component if the vendor is a community-based day program vendor, who conducts its curriculum solely in natural environments, and the regional center determines that it would be more cost effective to include the cost of transportating consumers, which occurs between the first and last training site as specified in Section 57434(a)(3)(N). The cost of transporting consumers shall be considered more cost effective if the cost of including the transportation service in determining the rate of reimbursement for the community-based day program is less than the cost of providing the transportation service pursuant to separate vendorization as a provider of transportation services - additional component;
(B) Provides services by employees of the primary service agency; and
(C) Provides the regional center with proof of adequate insurance as designated by the vendoring regional center in accordance with the Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 4648.3.
(81) Transportation Assistant - Service Code 882. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of transportation assistant services if the vendor:
(A) Is vendored separately from the transportation service vendor;
(B) Assists and monitors regional center consumers while the consumers are being transported; and
(C) Meets the qualifications for transportation aides specified in Title 17, Section 58520(b).
(82) Transportation Auto Driver - Service Code 890. A regional center shall classify a vendor as transportation auto driver if the vendor provides the transportation to authorized services identified in the consumer's IPP and the vendor:
(A) Is an individual who is actually providing the transportation service;
(B) Possesses a valid California driver's license; and
(C) Has evidence of maintenance of adequate insurance coverage.
(83) Transportation Broker - Service Code 883. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a transportation broker if the vendor:
(A) Is not the transportation service provider; and
(B) Develops routing and time schedules for the transport of consumers to and from their day program;
(C) In addition to performing the duties specified in (A) and (B) above, a transportation broker may:
1. Conduct monitoring and quality assurance activities; and/or
2. Perform safety reviews; and/or
3. Assist the regional center in implementing contracted transportation services.
(84) Transportation Companies - Service Code 875. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a transportation company if the vendor possesses a current business license as a transportation company and:
(A) Provides the regional center with proof of adequate insurance as designated by the vendoring regional center in accordance with the Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 4648.3; and
(B) Will be employed to transport individuals to and from their community-based day programs or other vendored services for the regional center.
(85) Transportation - Medical - Service Code 885. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a provider of medical transportation if the vendor:
(A) Provides medical transportation services; and
(B) Meets the standards specified in Title 22, California Code of Regulations, Sections 51231, 51231.1 or 51231.2, for Litter Vans, Wheelchair Vans, or Medical Transportation Services.
(86) Transportation - Public Transit Authority, Dial-A-Ride, Rental Car Agency or Taxi - Service Code 895. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a public transit authority, dial-a-ride rental car agency or taxi provider if the vendor is licensed to perform such services, and if the rate charged in the use of these services to consumers is the same as that charged to the general public for the same service.
(87) Tutor - Service Code 680. A regional center shall classify a vendor as a tutor if the vendor possesses the training, education, and/or skill necessary to provide the in-home individualized instruction to the individual which is supplementary to, or independent of, instruction provided by the classroom teacher.
(b) The following service code shall be assigned to the following type of service: Behavior Management Technician (Paraprofessional) - Service Code 616. A regional center may vendor a group practice, vendored pursuant to Section 54319(d), for the above service. The Behavior Management Technician (Paraprofessional) shall practice under the direct supervision of a certified Behavior Analyst or a Behavior Management Consultant who is within the same vendored group practice. The Behavior Management Technician (Paraprofessional) implements instructional and environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvements in the consumer's behavior through skill acquisition and the reduction of behavior. The Behavior Management Technician (Paraprofessional) shall meet the following requirements:
(1) Has a High School Diploma or the equivalent, has completed 30 hours of competency-based training designed by a certified behavior analyst, and has six months experience working with persons with developmental disabilities; or
(2) Possesses an Associate's Degree in either a human, social, or educational services discipline, or a degree or certification related to behavior management, from an accredited community college or educational institution, and has six months experience working with persons with developmental disabilities.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 4405, 4648(a) and 4686.3, Welfare and Institutions Code; and Section 11152, Government Code. Reference: Sections 4631, 4648(a) and 4691, Welfare and Institutions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 6-26-90 as an emergency; operative 7-1-90 (Register 90, No. 36). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-29-90 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-26-90 order transmitted to OAL 9-28-90 and filed 10-29-90 (Register 90, No. 46).
3. Amendment of section filed as an emergency 6-17-93; operative 6-17-93. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to SB485 (Chapter 722, Statutes of 1992) Section 147(a) (Register 93, No. 26).
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-17-93 order transmitted to OAL 6-20-94 and filed 8-2-94 (Register 94, No. 31).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending section, including incorporation and amendment of former section 54344, filed 1-17-97 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 97, No. 3).
6. Amendment of subsection (a)(37), (a)(52)(B)2., (a)(54)(A)1., (a)(54)(B), (a)(58)(A), (a)(72), (a)(75) and (a)(81)(B), new subsections (a)(81)(C)1.-3. and amendment of (a)(83)(B) filed 4-25-2000; operative 5-25-2000 (Register 2000, No. 17).
7. New subsection (a)(10) and subsection renumbering filed 5-3-2001; operative 6-2-2001 (Register 2001, No. 18).
8. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a)(52)(A)-(B) filed 6-12-2003 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2003, No. 24).
9. New subsection (a)(8), subsection renumbering, amendment of newly designated subsections (a)(12) and (a)(13)(A), new subsection (a)(13)(A)1. and amendment of newly designated subsections (a)(13)2.-4., (a)(18)(A), (a)(32)(D), (a)(72)(B)-(C), (a)(76) and (a)(77) filed 4-29-2004; operative 5-29-2004 (Register 2004, No. 18).
10. Amendment of subsections (a)(28)(A)-(C) filed 11-7-2006; operative 12-7-2006 (Register 2006, No. 45).
11. Repealer and new subsection (a)(13)(A)1., new subsection (a)(13)(A)2., subsection renumbering and new subsection (a)(13)(A)7. filed 6-27-2007; operative 7-27-2007 (Register 2007, No. 26).
12. New subsections (b)-(b)(2) and amendment of Note filed 9-19-2011 as an emergency; operative 9-19-2011 (Register 2011, No. 38). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-19-2013 pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code section 4686.3 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
13. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a)(29) and repealing subsections (a)(29)(A)-(C) filed 10-2-2013 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2013, No. 40).
14. Certificate of Compliance as to 9-19-2011 order transmitted to OAL 9-16-2013 and filed 10-28-2013 (Register 2013, No. 44).
15. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a)(10)(A)1., (a)(30)(B)5., (a)(30)(B)6.b., (a)(56)(B) and (a)(75)(A) filed 4-16-2014 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2014, No. 16).
16. Amendment of subsections (a)(75)-(a)(75)(A)2. and new subsection (a)(75)(B) filed 4-22-2019; operative 7-1-2019 (Register 2019, No. 17).
This database is current through 9/10/21 Register 2021, No. 37.
17 CCR § 54342, 17 CA ADC § 54342
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