Expenditure Guidelines

Every service authorized must meet all nine of the criteria listed below:
1. Directly related to a specific goal on an individual’s ISP AND
2. Required to maintain or increase Independence and/or Community participation and/or Productivity AND
3. Required solely because of the direct effects of a developmental disability AND
4. Does not replace existing voluntary support system and resources AND
5. Does not replace other government benefits (OVRS, Dept of Ed., SSI, Oregon health Plan, Section 8) AND
6. Does not provide for basic needs of food, shelter, clothing AND
7. Cost-effective use of public resources AND
8. Never a direct payment to a beneficiary AND
9. Never for activities that are purely diversion oriented.
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