(1) The department may, within its discretion, use in relation to a particular consumer adaptations of the financial need standard and other standards describing specific financial limitations adopted through these rules when the department determines:

(a) one or more standards limit the consumer's access to an identified rehabilitation need in the consumer's individual employment plan;

(b) there is not a commensurate service option available through the department or another program available to the consumer to address the rehabilitation need; and

(c) the consumer has insufficient financial resources by which to obtain the rehabilitation need.

History: 53-7-102, 53-7-206, 53-7-302, 53-7-315, MCA; IMP, 53-7-102, 53-7-103, 53-7-105, 53-7-108, 53-7-205, 53-7-303, 53-7-306, 53-7-310, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 1287, Eff. 7/1/82; AMD, 1992 MAR p. 2572, Eff. 11/26/92; TRANS, from SRS, 1998 MAR p. 2040; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 860, Eff. 6/22/07.