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:
copy of the completed certificate of medical necessity which is contained in
Appendix C at the end of this chapter;
copy of the physician's order for the device; and
assessment containing the information specified in § 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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