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Action Technology Assisted Waiver Update
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3/3/14  9:35 pm
Commenter: Ken Freund, Primary Caregiver

Missed Shifts
 

It is greatly appreciated that missed shifts will now be able to be made up within 72 hours after the shift is missed in 1720, B 1, C.  However, paragraphs C, (5) places significant restrictions on making up the shifts by requiring that the shifts be made up within a Sunday to Saturday week.  Not sure why this restriction was added but suggest removing it.  Also paragraphs C (5) and C (6) bothstill state maximum of 16 hours per day.  However, for those patients with 16 hours per day making up a shift will lead to more than 16 hours in a day when a shift is made up.  Recommend clarifying that the 16 hour limit may be exceeeded when a shift is made up.