Chapter 19. Child Care and Development Programs Subchapter 2.5 Utilization of the Regional Market Rate Article 1. General Provisions Limitations on Reimbursement
(a) Single Rate Category. Contractors shall only provide reimbursement using a single rate category as defined in Section 18075, unless using more than one category results in a lower amount of reimbursement than would result if using a single category.
(b) Notwithstanding (a), when Sections 18075 (a)(2), 18075(a)(3), or 18075(b)(2) are applicable, contractors may reimburse providers for those categories in addition to the applicable single category.
(c) Contractors may reimburse a child care provider using a rate that exceeds the regional market rate ceilings when there are no more than two child care providers in the region offering services meeting the needs of the subsidized family pursuant to Education Code section 8263, and the provider has established a rate pursuant to Section 18074.3 of this article that exceeds the ceilings.
(d) Contractors shall adopt a policy governing absences that includes reasonable limitations for reimbursement purposes.
Education Code 8265
Education Code 8269
Education Code 8222
Education Code 8266.5
Education Code 8357
(Amended by Register 2004, No. 1)