37.90.431 HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH SEVERE AND DISABLING MENTAL ILLNESS: PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICE
(1) Personal assistance service (PAS) is the provision of long term service and supports in a member's home and in the community tailored to each member's needs and living situation.
(2) PAS may be provided by:
(a) a home health agency provider;
(b) a community first choice/personal assistance service (CFC/PAS) provider; or
(c) a member self-directing the service, as described in ARM 37.90.439.
(3) PAS may be provided only when the services available in CFC/PAS are insufficient to meet the following needs of the member:
(a) the member has a documented physical need that requires hours in addition to the 42 bi-weekly hours available under CFC/PAS; or
(b) the member requires services outside of their residence that cannot be provided by CFC/PAS.
(4) PAS may not be provided in a residential habilitation.
(5) PAS includes the following service components:
(a) activities of daily living;
(b) instrumental activities of daily living; and
(c) non-medical transportation.
History: 53-2-201, 53-6-402, MCA; IMP, 53-6-402, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 2665, Eff. 10/27/06; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 1173, Eff. 7/1/20.