Maryland Register

Issue Date:  September 14, 2018

Volume 45 • Issue 19 • Pages 877



Title 10 


10.09.52 Service Coordination for Children with Disabilities

Authority: Health-General Article, §§2-104(b), 15-103, and 15-105, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Proposed Action


     The Secretary of Health proposes to amend Regulation .04-2 under COMAR 10.09.52 Service Coordination for Children with Disabilities.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to correct a typographical error in the definition of a “unit of service” with respect to a completed autism waiver plan of care review.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

The proposed action has no economic impact.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 W. Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through October 15, 2018. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

.04-2 Covered Services — Autism Waiver Service Coordination — Specific Requirements.

A.—B. (text unchanged)

C. Waiver Reassessment.

(1) Definition. For the purposes of this section, "unit of service" means:

(a) A completed waiver plan of care review, with revisions as necessary, which is approved by MSDE and signed by the service coordinator, the waiver participant or the parent or parents of a minor child, and all other members of the waiver multidisciplinary team; [and] or

(b) (text unchanged)

(2) (text unchanged)

Secretary of Health