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Rule 67:16:29:02.07 Augmentative communication device -- Modification -- Prior authorization -- Required documentation.

          67:16:29:02.07.  Augmentative communication device -- Modification -- Prior authorization -- Required documentation. The individual's speech pathologist must obtain prior authorization from the department before an augmentative communication device or a modification to a previously authorized device is provided. The individual's speech pathologist must submit the following information to the department:

 

          (1)  A copy of the completed certificate of medical necessity which is contained in Appendix C at the end of this chapter;

 

          (2)  A copy of the physician's order for the device; and

 

          (3)  An assessment containing the information specified in ยง 67:16:29:02.09 which has been completed by a speech pathologist or a speech therapist and which may contain input from other health professionals, as necessary.

 

          Source: 24 SDR 11, effective August 4, 1997.

          General Authority: SDCL 28-6-1.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 28-6-1.

 


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