Code of Maryland Regulations

(Last Updated: April 18, 2020)


Title 10. Maryland Department of Health


 Chapter 10.21.10. Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Demonstration Waiver Providers

  Sec. Specific Conditions for PRTF Waiver Services Providers — Respite Services  

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  • To be eligible to provide PRTF waiver services as a provider of in-home or out-of-home respite services under COMAR, a provider shall:

    A. Meet the requirements of COMAR 10.21.27;

    B. Ensure that respite care specialists are:

    (1) 21 years old or older and have a high school diploma; or

    (2) Between 18 and 20 years old and in possession of at least an associate or bachelor's degree from an accredited school in a human services field;

    C. Ensure that:

    (1) In-home respite services are provided in the participant's home; and

    (2) Out-of-home respite services are:

    (a) Provided in a community based alternative living arrangement outside the participant's home; and

    (b) Where applicable, delivered in accordance with COMAR 14.31.05-14.31.07

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