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Community Care Facilities Act   

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(a) In-home medical care and home and community-based services, as described in subdivisions (t) and (u) of Section 14132 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, may, when deemed medically appropriate by the State Department of Health Services, be provided by a licensed home health agency to children with special medical needs, as defined by the State Department of Health Services, in foster family homes. For children described in this section, these medical services shall not be considered as a substantial component of the services provided by the licensee for the purposes of Section 1507. To be eligible under this section for placement in a foster home, a child shall be receiving medical supervision and medical case management by an agent designated by the State Department of Health Services.

(b) No more than two children eligible for services under this section may be placed in a single licensed foster family home at one time.

(c) The State Department of Social Services and its agents shall not evaluate or have any responsibility or liability for the evaluation of the medical services described in this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1175, Sec. 2.)