Limits, Nature and Scope of Services

Synopsis of Federal Regulations

The provision of services is based on the rehabilitation needs of each individual as identified in that individual's Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) and is consistent with the individual’s informed choice. Arbitrary limits on the nature and scope of vocational rehabilitation services to be provided to the individual to achieve an employment outcome may not be established.

Reference: §361.50

Rehabilitation Services (RS) Policy

Services shall be provided in the most cost-effective manner in order to prepare the client for employment that is consistent with his or her strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests and informed choice.

Out-of-state and private services:

Duration of services: The duration of each service needed by an individual must be determined on an individual basis and reflected in that individual's IPE.

Effective Date: April 10, 2006