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California Code of Regulations
Title 17, Division 2
Chapter 3 - Community Services
SubChapter 19 - Supported Living Service
Article 7 - Rate Negotiation
§58660. General Requirements.
§58660. General Requirements.
 
(a) Rates for SLS shall be:
(1) Cost effective to the State; and
(2) Agreed upon through contract negotiation between the regional center and the SLS vendor in accordance with Sections 58661 through 58663 .
(b) The regional center may negotiate a rate for the direct services referenced in Title 17, Section 54349 (a) through (d), and specified in Section 58614 (b). The negotiated rate for direct services shall be established using one of the following methods:
(1) The direct service rate includes compensation for all SLS vendor's administration services specified in Section 58614 (c). No additional rate shall be negotiated for SLS Vendor Administration (Service Code 894), and the vendor shall receive no additional compensation for administration costs;
(2) The direct service rate excludes all SLS vendor's administration costs for the services specified in Section 58614 (c). An additional rate may be negotiated separately for SLS Vendor Administration (Service Code 894), to compensate the vendor for necessary administration costs.
(c) Negotiated rates shall not:
(1) Result in the regional center paying the vendor more for any service than the vendor would charge any other purchaser of the same or essentially similar service; nor
(2) Be subject to approval by the Department.
Note

Authority cited: Section 11152, Government Code; and Sections 4648(a)(3), 4689.7(c) and 4690, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Sections 4648(a)(3)(B), 4689.7(c), 4690 and 4791(c), Welfare and Institutions Code.
History
1. New article 7 and section filed 8-14-95 as an emergency; operative 8-14-95 (Register 95, No. 33). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-12-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New article 7 and section refiled 12-4-95 as an emergency; operative 12-12-95 (Register 95, No. 49). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-10-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New article 7 and section refiled 4-8-96 as an emergency; operative 4-10-96 (Register 96, No. 15). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-6-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 8-14-95 order, including amendment of Note, transmitted to OAL 8-8-96 and filed 9-20-96 (Register 96, No. 38).
5. Amendment of subsections (b)-(b)(2) and amendment of Note filed 4-18-2000; operative 5-18-2000 (Register 2000, No. 16).