(1) Waiver-funded children's case management services are services furnished to assist children in gaining access to needed medical, social, education, and other services.
(2) Waiver-funded children's case management includes the following assistance:
(a) comprehensive assessment and periodic reassessment of the child's needs to determine the need for any medical, educational, social, or other services;
(b) development and periodic revision of a specific care plan;
(c) referral and related activities to help an eligible child to obtain needed services;
(d) monitoring and follow-up activities including activities and contacts that are necessary to ensure the plan of care is implemented and adequately addresses the child's needs;
(e) contacts with non-eligible persons that are directly related to identifying the needs and supports for helping the eligible child to access services;
(f) upon request, assisting the department in scheduling meetings and providing information to department staff responsible for completing initial and ongoing level of care activities; and
(g) locating suitable alternative placement, as necessary when the child's health or safety is at risk.