Effective date: 3/19/2020
Revisions: Policy Manual Revision Log
This policy applies to monthly rate determination for children attending licensed family home providers.
- Children eligible for full-time authorization and attending a single licensed family home may be authorized for a monthly rate when the child:
- Needs care less than five hours on a typical school day;
- Does not need more than ten hours of care on school closure days.
- Is expected to need care before and after school.
A consumer works Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am until 6:00 pm. The consumer needs 30 minutes travel each way. The child attends school Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm. On a typical school day, the child needs care between 7:00 am and 8:00 am and 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
The child needs a total of four hours of care on typical school days.
On school closure days, the child needs care from 7:00 am-6:30pm. The child needs a total of 11.5 hours of care on school closure days. This child is not authorized for the monthly rate.