Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 531.0515. Risk Management Criteria for Certain Waiver Programs
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(a) In this section, “legally authorized representative” has the meaning assigned by Section 531.051.
(b) The commission shall consider developing risk management criteria under home and community-based services waiver programs designed to allow individuals eligible to receive services under the programs to assume greater choice and responsibility over the services and supports the individuals receive.
(c) The commission shall ensure that any risk management criteria developed under this section include:
(1) a requirement that if an individual to whom services and supports are to be provided has a legally authorized representative, the representative be involved in determining which services and supports the individual will receive; and
(2) a requirement that if services or supports are declined, the decision to decline is clearly documented.
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