Purchasing Guidelines

Purchase of Services Guidelines:

The goods or services authorized are necessary as determined by current RS policies and guidelines, and appropriate to determine client eligibility or to meet the client’s specific needs as identified in the IPE. The service authorization is finalized by the counselor assigned to the case, a RS Manager or Program Administrator. The goods meet the specifications for their use; or the services are performed to the specifications required.

For purchase of goods and durable equipment, the following procedures must be followed:

The following ranks in order the purchasing procedures to follow by type of service. If the first procedure does not apply to the item, go to the second. If the second does not apply, use the third procedure.

Effective Date: April 10, 2006