Issue Date: November 14, 2016
Volume 43 • Issue 23 • Page 1287
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 22 DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
10.22.10 Behavior Support Services Program Service Plan
Authority: Health-General Article, §7-904[,]; Health Occupations Article,
§17-6A-01 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .05 under COMAR 10.22.10 Behavior Support Services Program Service Plan.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to allow a licensed behavior analyst to provide applied behavior analysis services to individuals served by the Developmental Disabilities Administration.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has an impact on individuals with disabilities as follows:
The action allows more behavior plans to be completed having a positive impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to email@example.com, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through December 14, 2016. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
.05 Behavior Plan (BP).
A. (text unchanged)
B. The licensee shall ensure the BP:
(1) Is developed, in conjunction with the team, by a licensed psychologist, psychology associate under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, licensed behavior analyst, licensed physician, licensed certified social worker, or licensed or certified professional counselor, who shall have training and experience in applied behavior analysis;
(2)—(10) (text unchanged)
C.—D. (text unchanged)
VAN T. MITCHELL
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene