††††† 921 KAR 2:015. Supplemental programs for persons who are aged, blind, or have a disability.

 

††††† RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 194A, 202A.011(12), 209.020(4), 216.530, 216.557(1), 216.750(2), 216.765(2), Chapter 216B, 514, 20 C.F.R. 416.120, 416.212, 416.2030, 416.2095, 416.2096, 416.2099, 8 U.S.C. 1621, 1641, 42 U.S.C. 1381-1383

††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 194A.050(1), 205.245, 42 U.S.C. 1382e-g

††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 194A.050(1) requires the secretary to promulgate administrative regulations necessary under applicable state laws to protect, develop, and maintain the welfare, personal dignity, integrity, and sufficiency of the citizens of the Commonwealth and to operate the programs and fulfill the responsibilities of the cabinet. 42 U.S.C. 1382 authorizes the cabinet to administer a state funded program of supplementation to all former recipients of the Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled Program as of December 13, 1973, and who were disadvantaged by the implementation of the Supplemental Security Income Program. KRS 205.245 establishes the mandatory supplementation program and the supplementation to other needy persons who are aged, blind, or have a disability. In addition, any state that makes supplementary payments on or after June 30, 1977, and does not have a pass-along agreement in effect with the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, formerly a part of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, shall be determined by the commissioner to be ineligible for payments under Title XIX of the Social Security Act in accordance with 20 C.F.R. 416.2099. This administrative regulation establishes the provisions of the supplementation program.

 

††††† Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Adult" is defined by KRS 209.020(4).

††††† (2) "Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled Program" means the former state-funded program for an individual who was aged, blind, or had a disability.

††††† (3) "Care coordinator" means an individual designated by a community integration supplementation applicant or recipient to fulfill responsibilities specified in Section 6(2) of this administrative regulation.

††††† (4) "Department" means the Department for Community Based Services or its designee.

††††† (5) "Full-time living arrangement" means a residential living status that is seven (7) days a week, not part time.

††††† (6) "Private residence" means a dwelling that meets requirements of Section 4(2)(d) of this administrative regulation.

††††† (7) "Qualified alien" means an alien who, at the time the person applies for, receives, or attempts to receive state supplementation, meets the U.S. citizenship requirements of 907 KAR 20:001.

††††† (8) "Qualified mental health professional" is defined by KRS 202A.011(12).

††††† (9) "Serious mental illness" or "SMI" means a mental illness or disorder in accordance with Section 6(1) of this administrative regulation.

††††† (10) "Specialized personal care home" means a licensed personal care home that receives funding from the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to employ a mental health professional who has specialized training in the care of a resident with mental illness or mental retardation.

††††† (11) "Supplemental security income" or "SSI" means a monthly cash payment made pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1381 to 1383f to the aged, blind, or disabled.

 

††††† Section 2. Mandatory State Supplementation. (1) A recipient for mandatory state supplementation shall include a former Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled Program recipient who became ineligible for SSI due to income but whose special needs entitled the recipient to an Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled Program payment as of December 1973.

††††† (2) A mandatory state supplementation recipient shall be subject to the same payment requirements as specified in Section 4 of this administrative regulation.

††††† (3) A mandatory state supplementation payment shall be equal to the difference between:

††††† (a) The Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled Program payment for the month of December 1973; and

††††† (b)1. The total of the SSI payment; or

††††† 2. The total of the SSI payment and other income for the current month.

††††† (4) A mandatory payment shall discontinue if:

††††† (a) The needs of the recipient as recognized in December 1973 have decreased; or

††††† (b) Income has increased to the December 1973 level.

††††† (5) The mandatory payment shall not be increased unless:

††††† (a) Income as recognized in December 1973 decreases;

††††† (b) The SSI payment is reduced, but the recipient's circumstances are unchanged; or

††††† (c) The standard of need as specified in Section 9 of this administrative regulation for a class of recipients is increased.

††††† (6) If a husband and wife are living together, an income change after September 1974 shall not result in an increased mandatory payment unless total income of the couple is less than December 1973 total income.

 

††††† Section 3. Optional State Supplementation Program. (1) Except as established in Sections 7, 8, and 9 of this administrative regulation, optional state supplementation shall be available to a person who meets technical requirements and resource limitations of the medically needy program for a person who is aged, blind, or has a disability in accordance with:

††††† (a) 907 KAR 20:001;

††††† (b) 907 KAR 20:005, Sections 5(2), (3), (4), (7), 10, and 11;

††††† (c) 907 KAR 20:020, Section 2(4)(a);

††††† (d) 907 KAR 20:025; and

††††† (e) 907 KAR 20:040, Section 1.

††††† (2) A person shall apply or reapply for the state supplementation program in accordance with 921 KAR 2:035 and shall be required to:

††††† (a) Furnish a Social Security number; or

††††† (b) Apply for a Social Security number, if a Social Security number has not been issued.

††††† (3) If potential eligibility exists for SSI, an application for SSI shall be mandatory.

††††† (4) The effective date for state supplementation program approval shall be in accordance with 921 KAR 2:050.

 

††††† Section 4. Optional State Supplementation Payment. (1) An optional supplementation payment shall be issued in accordance with 921 KAR 2:050 for an eligible individual who:

††††† (a) Requires a full-time living arrangement;

††††† (b) Has insufficient income to meet the payment standards specified in Section 9 of this administrative regulation; and

††††† (c)1. Resides in a personal care home and is eighteen (18) years of age or older in accordance with KRS 216.765(2);

††††† 2. Resides in a family care home and is at least eighteen (18) years of age in accordance with 902 KAR 20:041, Section 3(14);

††††† 3. Receives caretaker services and is at least eighteen (18) years of age; or

††††† 4. a. Resides in a private residence;

††††† b. Is at least eighteen (18) years of age; and

††††† c. Has SMI.

††††† (2) A full-time living arrangement shall include:

††††† (a) Residence in a personal care home that:

††††† 1. Meets the requirements and provides services established in 902 KAR 20:036; and

††††† 2. Is licensed under KRS 216B.010 to 216B.131;

††††† (b) Residence in a family care home that:

††††† 1. Meets the requirements and provides services established in 902 KAR 20:041; and

††††† 2. Is licensed under KRS 216B.010 to 216B.131;

††††† (c) A situation in which a caretaker is required to be hired to provide care other than room and board; or

††††† (d) A private residence, which shall:

††††† 1. Be permanent housing with:

††††† a. Tenancy rights; and

††††† b. Preference given to single occupancy; and

††††† 2. Afford an individual with SMI choice in activities of daily living, social interaction, and access to the community.

††††† (3) A guardian or other payee who receives a state supplementation check for a state supplementation recipient shall:

††††† (a) Return the check to the Kentucky State Treasurer, the month after the month of:

††††† 1. Discharge to a:

††††† a. Nursing facility, unless the admission is for temporary medical care as specified in Section 10 of this administrative regulation; or

††††† b. Residence other than a private residence pursuant to subsection (2)(d) of this section; or

††††† 2. Death of the state supplementation recipient; and

††††† (b) Notify a local county department office within five (5) working days of the death or discharge of the state supplementation recipient.

††††† (4) Failure to comply with subsection (3)(a) of this section may result in prosecution in accordance with KRS Chapter 514.

††††† (5) If there is no guardian or other payee, a personal care or family care home that receives a state supplementation check for a state supplementation recipient shall:

††††† (a) Return the check to the Kentucky State Treasurer, the month after the month of:

††††† 1. Discharge to a:

††††† a. Nursing facility, unless the admission is for temporary medical care as specified in Section 10 of this administrative regulation;

††††† b. Another personal care or family care home; or

††††† c. Residence other than a private residence pursuant to subsection (2)(d) of this section; or

††††† 2. Death of the state supplementation recipient; and

††††† (b) Notify a local county department within five (5) working days of the:

††††† 1. Death or discharge of the state supplementation recipient; or

††††† 2. Voluntary relinquishment of a license to the Office of Inspector General.

††††† (6) If a personal care or family care home receives a state supplementation check after voluntary relinquishment of a license, as specified in subsection (5)(b)2 of this section, the personal care or family care home shall return the check to the Kentucky State Treasurer.

††††† (7) Failure to comply with subsections (5)(a) or (6) of this section may result in prosecution in accordance with KRS Chapter 514.

 

††††† Section 5. Eligibility for Caretaker Services. (1) Service by a caretaker shall be provided to enable an adult to:

††††† (a) Remain safely and adequately:

††††† 1. At home;

††††† 2. In another family setting; or

††††† 3. In a room and board situation; and

††††† (b) Prevent institutionalization.

††††† (2) Service by a caretaker shall be provided at regular intervals by:

††††† (a) A live-in attendant; or

††††† (b) One (1) or more persons hired to come to the home.

††††† (3) Eligibility for caretaker supplementation shall be verified annually by the cabinet with the caretaker to establish how:

††††† (a) Often the service is provided;

††††† (b) The service prevents institutionalization; and

††††† (c) Payment is made for the service.

††††† (4) A supplemental payment shall not be made to or on behalf of an otherwise eligible individual if the:

††††† (a) Client is taken daily or periodically to the home of the caretaker; or

††††† (b) Caretaker service is provided by the following persons living with the applicant:

††††† 1. The spouse;

††††† 2. Parent of an adult or minor child who has a disability; or

††††† 3. Adult child of a parent who is aged, blind, or has a disability.

 

††††† Section 6. Eligibility for Community Integration Supplementation. †† (1) Eligibility for the community integration supplementation shall be based upon a diagnosis of SMI by a qualified mental health professional. SMI shall:

††††† (a) Not include a primary diagnosis of Alzheimerís disease or dementia;

††††† (b) Be described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), fourth (4th) edition or edition currently in use;

††††† (c) Impair or impede the individualís functioning in at least one (1) major area of living such as inability to care for or support self, communicate, or make and maintain interpersonal relationships; and

††††† (d) Be unlikely to improve without treatment, services, or supports.

††††† (2) Eligibility for the community integration supplementation shall be verified annually by the cabinet with the applicant or recipientís care coordinator to establish how:

††††† (a) Often services are provided;

††††† (b) The services prevent institutionalization and support private residence in accordance with Section 4(2)(d) of this administrative regulation; and

††††† (c) Payment is made for the services.

††††† (3) Unless criteria in Section 10 of this administrative regulation are met by the applicant or recipient, SMI supplementation shall not be available to a resident of a home, facility, institution, lodging, or other establishment:

††††† (a) Licensed or registered in accordance with KRS Chapter 216B; or

††††† (b) Certified in accordance with KRS Chapter 194A.

 

††††† Section 7. Resource Consideration. (1) Except as stated in subsection (2) of this section, countable resources shall be determined according to policies for the medically needy in accordance with:

††††† (a) 907 KAR 20:001;

††††† (b) 907 KAR 20:020, Section 2(4)(a);

††††† (c) 907 KAR 20:025; and

††††† (d) 907 KAR 20:040, Section 1.

††††† (2) An individual or couple shall not be eligible if countable resources exceed the limit of:

††††† (a) $2000 for an individual; or

††††† (b) $3000 for a couple.

 

††††† Section 8. Income Considerations. (1) Except as noted in subsections (2) through (8) of this section, income and earned income deductions shall be considered according to the policy for the medically needy in accordance with:

††††† (a) 907 KAR 20:001;

††††† (b) 907 KAR 20:020, Section 2(4)(a);

††††† (c) 907 KAR 20:025; and

††††† (d) 907 KAR 20:040, Section 1.

††††† (2) The optional supplementation payment shall be determined by:

††††† (a) Adding:

††††† 1. Total countable income of the applicant or recipient, or applicant or recipient and spouse; and

††††† 2. A payment made to a third party on behalf of an applicant or recipient; and

††††† (b) Subtracting the total of paragraph (a)1 and 2 of this subsection from the standard of need in Section 9 of this administrative regulation.

††††† (3) Income of an ineligible spouse shall be:

††††† (a) Adjusted by deducting sixty-five (65) dollars and one-half (1/2) of the remainder from the monthly earnings; and

††††† (b) Conserved in the amount of one-half (1/2) of the SSI standard for an individual for:

††††† 1. The applicant or recipient; and

††††† 2. Each minor dependent child.

††††† (4) Income of an eligible individual shall not be conserved for the needs of the ineligible spouse or minor dependent child.

††††† (5) Income of a child shall be considered if conserving for the needs of the minor dependent child so the amount conserved does not exceed the allowable amount.

††††† (6) The earnings of the eligible individual and ineligible spouse shall be combined prior to the application of the earnings disregard of sixty-five (65) dollars and one-half (1/2) of the remainder.

††††† (7) If treating a husband and wife who reside in the same personal care or family care home as living apart prevents them from receiving state supplementation, the husband and wife may be considered to be living with each other.

††††† (8) The SSI twenty (20) dollar general exclusion shall not be an allowable deduction from income.

 

††††† Section 9. Standard of Need. (1) To the extent funds are available, the standard of need is as follows:

††††† (a) For a resident of a personal care home on or after:

††††† 1. January 1, 2013, $1,230; or

††††† 2. January 1, 2014, $1,241;

††††† (b) For a resident of a family care home on or after:

††††† 1. January 1, 2013, $882; or

††††† 2. January 1, 2014, $893;

††††† (c) For individuals who receive caretaker services:

††††† 1. A single individual, or an eligible individual with an ineligible spouse who is not aged, blind, or has a disability on or after:

††††† a. January 1, 2013, $772; or

††††† b. January 1, 2014, $783;

††††† 2. An eligible couple, both aged, blind, or have a disability and one (1) requiring care on or after:

††††† a. January 1, 2013, $1,127; or

††††† b. January 1, 2014, $1,143; or

††††† 3. An eligible couple, both aged, blind or have a disability and both requiring care on or after:

††††† a. January 1, 2013, $1,181; or

††††† b. January 1, 2014, $1,197; or

††††† (d) For an individual who resides in a private residence and has SMI on or after:

††††† 1. November 14, 2013, $1,230; or

††††† 2. January 1, 2014, $1,241.

††††† (2)(a) In a couple case, if both are eligible, the couple's income shall be combined prior to comparison with the standard of need.

††††† (b) One-half (1/2) of the deficit shall be payable to each.

††††† (3) A personal care home shall accept as full payment for cost of care the amount of the standard, based on the living arrangement, minus a sixty (60) dollar personal needs allowance that shall be retained by the client.

††††† (4) A family care home shall accept as full payment for cost of care the amount of the standard, based on the living arrangement, minus a forty (40) dollar personal needs allowance that shall be retained by the client.

 

††††† Section 10. Temporary Stay in a Medical Facility. (1) An SSI recipient who receives optional or mandatory state supplementation shall have continuation of state supplementation benefits without interruption for the first three (3) full months of medical care in a health care facility if the:

††††† (a) SSI recipient meets eligibility for medical confinement established by 20 C.F.R. 416.212;

††††† (b) Social Security Administration notifies the department that the admission shall be temporary; and

††††† (c) Purpose shall be to maintain the recipientís home or other living arrangement during a temporary admission to a health care facility.

††††† (2) A non-SSI recipient who receives mandatory or optional state supplementation shall have continuation of state supplementation benefits without interruption for the first three (3) full months of medical care in a health care facility if:

††††† (a) The non-SSI recipient meets the requirements of subsection (1)(c) of this section;

††††† (b) A physician certifies, in writing, that the non-SSI recipient is not likely to be confined for longer than ninety (90) full consecutive days; and

††††† (c) A guardian or other payee, personal care home, or family care home, receiving a state supplementation check for the state supplementation recipient, provides a local county department office with:

††††† 1. Notification of the temporary admission; and

††††† 2. The physician statement specified in paragraph (b) of this subsection.

††††† (3) A temporary admission shall be limited to the following health care facilities:

††††† (a) Hospital;

††††† (b) Psychiatric hospital; or

††††† (c) Nursing facility.

††††† (4) If a state supplementation recipient is discharged in the month following the last month of continued benefits, the temporary absence shall continue through the date of discharge.

 

††††† Section 11. Citizenship requirements. An applicant or recipient shall be a:

††††† (1) Citizen of the United States; or

††††† (2) Qualified alien.

 

††††† Section 12. Requirement for Residency. An applicant or recipient shall reside in Kentucky.

 

††††† Section 13.. Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Program. (1) A personal care home:

††††† (a) May qualify, to the extent funds are available, for a quarterly supplement payment of fifty (50) cents per diem for a state supplementation recipient in the personal care home's care as of the first calendar day of a qualifying month;

††††† (b) Shall not be eligible for a payment for a Type A Citation that is not corrected; and

††††† (c) Shall meet the following certification criteria for eligibility to participate in the MI/ID Supplement Program:

††††† 1. Be licensed in accordance with KRS 216B.010 to 216B.131;

††††† 2. Care for a population that is thirty-five (35) percent mental illness or intellectual disability clients in all of its occupied licensed personal care home beds and who have a:

††††† a. Primary or secondary diagnosis of intellectual disability including mild or moderate, or other ranges of intellectual disability whose needs can be met in a personal care home;

††††† b. Primary or secondary diagnosis of mental illness excluding organic brain syndrome, senility, chronic brain syndrome, Alzheimerís, and similar diagnoses; or

††††† c. Medical history that includes a previous hospitalization in a psychiatric facility, regardless of present diagnosis;

††††† 3. Have a licensed nurse or an individual who has received and successfully completed certified medication technician training on duty for at least four (4) hours during the first or second shift each day;

††††† 4. Not decrease staffing hours of the licensed nurse or individual who has successfully completed certified medication technician training in effect prior to July 1990, as a result of this minimum requirement;

††††† 5. Be verified by the Office of Inspector General in accordance with Section 15(2) through (4) of this administrative regulation; and

††††† 6. File an STS-1, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Program Application for Benefits, with the department by the tenth working day of the first month of the calendar quarter to be eligible for payment in that quarter.

††††† a. Quarters shall begin in January, April, July, and October.

††††† b. Unless mental illness or intellectual disability supplement eligibility is discontinued, a new application for the purpose of program certification shall not be required.

††††† (2) A personal care home shall provide the department with its tax identification number and address as part of the application process.

††††† (3) The department shall provide an STS-2, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Program Notice of Decision to Personal Care Home, to a personal care home following:

††††† (a) Receipt of verification from the Office of Inspector General as specified in Section 15(6) of this administrative regulation; and

††††† (b) Approval or denial of an application.

††††† (4) A personal care home shall:

††††† (a) Provide the department with an STS-3, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Program Monthly Report Form, that:

††††† 1. Lists every resident of the personal care home who was a resident on the first day of the month;

††††† 2. Lists the resident's Social Security number; and

††††† 3. Annotates the form, in order to maintain confidentiality, as follows with a:

††††† a. Star indicating a resident has a mental illness or intellectual disability diagnosis;

††††† b. Check mark indicating a resident receives state supplementation; and

††††† c. Star and a check mark indicating the resident has a mental illness or intellectual disability diagnosis and is a recipient of state supplementation; and

††††† (b) Submit the STS-3 to the department on or postmarked by the fifth working day of the month by:

††††† 1. Mail;

††††† 2. Fax; or

††††† 3. Electronically.

††††† (5) The monthly report shall be used by the department for:

††††† (a) Verification as specified in subsection (4)(a) of this section;

††††† (b) Payment; and

††††† (c) Audit purposes.

††††† (6)(a) A personal care home shall notify the department within ten (10) working days if its mental illness or intellectual disability percentage goes below thirty-five (35) percent for all personal care residents.

††††† (b) A personal care home may be randomly audited by the department to verify percentages and payment accuracy.

 

††††† Section 14.. Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Basic Training. (1)(a) To the extent cabinet funds are available to support the training, a personal care home's licensed nurse or individual who has successfully completed certified medication technician training shall attend the mental illness or intellectual disability basic training workshop provided through the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities.

††††† (b) Other staff may attend the basic training workshop in order to assure the personal care home always has at least one (1) certified staff employed for certification purposes.

††††† (2) The mental illness or intellectual disability basic training shall be provided through a one (1) day workshop. The following topics shall be covered:

††††† (a) Importance of proper medication administration;

††††† (b) Side effects and adverse medication reactions with special attention to psychotropics;

††††† (c) Signs and symptoms of an acute onset of a psychiatric episode;

††††† (d) Characteristics of each major diagnosis, for example, paranoia, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or intellectual disability;

††††† (e) Guidance in the area of supervision versus patient rights for the population with a diagnosis of mental illness or intellectual disability; and

††††† (f) Instruction in providing a necessary activity to meet the needs of a resident who has a diagnosis of mental illness or intellectual disability.

††††† (3) Initial basic training shall:

††††† (a) Include the licensed nurse or the individual who has successfully completed certified medication technician training and may include the owner or operator; and

††††† (b) Be in the quarter during which the STS-1 is filed with the department.

††††† (4) To assure that a staff member who has received basic training is always employed at the personal care home, a maximum of five (5) may be trained during a year.

††††† (a) If staff turnover results in the loss of the licensed nurse or individual who has successfully completed certified medication technician training and four (4) other staff have been trained, the personal care home shall request in writing to the department an exemption of the five (5) staff maximum, in order to train another staff member.

††††† (b) A personal care home shall have on staff a licensed nurse or individual who:

††††† 1. Has successfully completed certified medication technician training; and

††††† 2.a. Has received mental illness or intellectual disability basic training; or

††††† b. Is enrolled in the next scheduled mental illness or intellectual disability basic training workshop at the closest location.

††††† (5) The Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities may provide advanced level training for a personal care home.

††††† (a) Advanced level training shall be provided through a one (1) day workshop.

††††† (b) Each advanced level workshop shall consist of two (2) sessions per day, and each session shall be three (3) hours in duration.

††††† (c) Each three (3) hour session shall cover a topic appropriate for staff who work with a resident who has a diagnosis of mental illness or intellectual disability.

††††† (d) Attendance of an advanced level training workshop shall be optional.

††††† (6) The Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities shall provide within five (5) working days a:

††††† (a) Certificate to direct care staff who complete the training workshop; and

††††† (b) Listing to the department of staff who completed the training workshop.

††††† (7) Unless staff turnover occurs as specified in subsection (4)(a) of this section, the department shall pay twenty-five (25) dollars, to the extent funds are available, to a personal care home:

††††† (a) That has applied for the MI/ID Supplement Program; and

††††† (b) For each staff member receiving basic or advanced level training up to the maximum of five (5) staff per year.

††††† (8) Attendance of the basic training workshop shall be optional for a specialized personal care home.

 

††††† Section 15. MI/ID Supplement Program Certification. (1) The Office of the Inspector General shall visit a personal care home to certify eligibility to participate in the MI/ID Supplement Program.

††††† (a) The personal care home's initial MI/ID Supplement Program Certification Survey:

††††† 1. May be separate from an inspection conducted in accordance with KRS 216.530; and

††††† 2. Shall be in effect until the next licensure survey.

††††† (b) After a personal care home's initial MI/ID Supplement Program Certification Survey is completed, the personal care home may complete any subsequent certification survey during the licensure survey as specified in paragraph (a)2 of this subsection.

††††† (c) The department shall notify the Office of Inspector General that the personal care home is ready for an inspection for eligibility.

††††† (2) During the eligibility inspection, the Office of Inspector General shall:

††††† (a) Observe and interview residents and staff; and

††††† (b) Review records to assure the following criteria are met:

††††† 1. Except for a specialized personal care home, certification is on file at the personal care home to verify staff's attendance of basic training, as specified in Section 14(1) through (4) of this administrative regulation;

††††† 2. The personal care home:

††††† a. Has certified staff training all other direct care staff through in-service training or orientation regarding the information obtained at the mental illness or intellectual disability basic training workshop; and

††††† b. Maintains documentation of attendance at the in-service training for all direct care staff;

††††† 3. Medication administration meets licensure requirements and a licensed nurse or individual who has successfully completed certified medication technician training:

††††† a. Demonstrates a knowledge of psychotropic drug side affects; and

††††† b. Is on duty as specified in Section 13(1)(c)3 of this administrative regulation; and

††††† 4. An activity is being regularly provided that meets the needs of a resident.

††††† a. If a resident does not attend a group activity, an activity shall be designed to meet the needs of the individual resident, for example, reading or other activity that may be provided on an individual basis.

††††† b. An individualized care plan shall not be required for the criteria in clause a. of this subparagraph.

††††† (3) The Office of Inspector General shall review the personal care home copy of the training certification prior to performing a record review during the MI/ID Supplement Program Certification Survey process.

††††† (4) If thirty-five (35) percent of the population is mental illness or intellectual disability clients, as specified in Section 13(1)(c)2 of this administrative regulation, on the day of the visit, a personal care home shall be deemed to have an ongoing qualifying percentage effective with month of request for certification as specified in subsection (1)(c) of this section.

††††† (5) If the mental illness or intellectual disability population goes below thirty-five (35) percent of all occupied personal care beds in the facility, the personal care home shall notify the department as specified in Section 13(6)(a) of this administrative regulation.

††††† (6) The Office of Inspector General shall provide the department with a completed STS-4, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Certification Survey, within fifteen (15) working days of an:

††††† (a) Initial survey; or

††††† (b) Inspection in accordance with KRS 216.530.

††††† (7) The Office of Inspector General shall provide a copy of a Type A Citation issued to a personal care home to the department by the fifth working day of each month for the prior month.

††††† (8) The personal care home shall receive a reduced payment for the number of days the Type A Citation occurred on the first administratively feasible quarter following notification by the Office of Inspector General, in accordance with 921 KAR 2:050.

††††† (9) If a criterion for certification is not met, the department shall issue an STS-2 to a personal care home following receipt of the survey by the Office of Inspector General as specified in subsection (6) of this section.

††††† (10) The personal care home shall provide the department with the information requested on the STS-2:

††††† (a) Relevant to unmet certification criteria specified on the STS-4; and

††††† (b) Within ten (10) working days after the STS-2 is issued.

††††† (11) If a personal care home fails to provide the department with the requested information specified in subsection (10) of this section, assistance shall be discontinued or decreased, pursuant to 921 KAR 2:046.

††††† (12) If a personal care home is discontinued from the MI/ID Supplement Program, the personal care home may reapply for certification, by filing an STS-1 in accordance with Section 13(1)(c)6 of this administrative regulation, for the next following quarter.

 

††††† Section 16. Hearings and Appeals. An applicant or recipient of benefits under a program described in this administrative regulation who is dissatisfied with an action or inaction on the part of the cabinet shall have the right to a hearing under 921 KAR 2:055.

 

††††† Section 17. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:

††††† (a) "STS-1, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Program Application for Benefits", 01/14;

††††† (b) "STS-2, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Program Notice of Decision to Personal Care Home", 01/14;

††††† (c) "STS-3, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Program Monthly Report Form", 01/13/14; and

††††† (d) "STS-4, Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability (MI/ID) Supplement Certification Survey", 01/13/14.

††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40621, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Recodified from 904 KAR 1:007; Am. 3 Ky.R. 205; eff. 9-1-76; 5 Ky.R. 68; eff. 9-6-78; 276; eff. 4-4-79; 942; eff. 7-17-79; 6 Ky.R. 151; eff. 10-3-79; 7 Ky.R. 268; eff. 10-1-80; 582; 648; eff. 2-3-81; 934; eff. 7-1-81; 9 Ky.R. 269; eff. 9-8-82; 624; eff. 12-1-82; 10 Ky.R. 325; eff. 9-7-83; 688; eff. 3-7-84; 11 Ky.R. 293; eff. 9-11-84; 12 Ky.R. 1443; eff. 3-4-86; 13 Ky.R. 1492; eff. 3-6-87; 14 Ky.R. 1003; eff. 12-11-87; 1697; eff. 3-10-88; 15 Ky.R. 1702; 3069; eff. 3-15-89; 16 Ky.R. 1703; 2144; eff. 4-12-90; 17 Ky.R. 1222; 1731; eff. 12-7-90; 2527; eff. 3-12-91; 18 Ky.R. 881; eff. 10-16-91; 2441; eff. 3-7-92; 19 Ky.R. 1445; 1783; eff. 1-27-93; 20 Ky.R. 2234; eff. 3-14-94; 21 Ky.R. 2804; eff. 6-21-95; 22 Ky.R. 2141; eff. 7-5-96; 23 Ky.R. 4232; 24 Ky.R. 380; eff. 7-16-97; 2472; 25 Ky.R. 101; eff. 6-11-98; Recodified from 904 KAR 2:015, 10-30-98; 25 Ky.R. 2679; 26 Ky.R. 68; eff. 6-16-99; 2053; eff. 7-17-2000; 27 Ky.R. 3175; 28 Ky.R. 93; eff. 7-16-01; 28 Ky.R. 2459; 29 Ky.R. 137; eff. 7-15-02; 2804; eff. 7-16-03; 30 Ky.R. 1875; 2057; eff. 3-18-04; 31 Ky.R. 1455; 1685; eff. 4-22-05; 32 Ky.R. 424; eff. 10-19-05; 1490; 1899; eff. 5-5-06; 33 Ky.R. 2794; 3203; eff. 5-4-07; 34 Ky.R. 1879; 2152; eff. 3-19-08; 35 Ky.R. 1929; 2446; eff. 6-5-09; 38 Ky.R. 1501; 1969; eff. 6-20-12; 39 Ky.R. 1813; eff. 6-19-2013; 40 Ky.R. 1366; 1735; eff. 2-19-2014.)