New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4-25.9 - Conditions Of Eligibility For Functional Services Participation.

30:4-25.9 Conditions of eligibility for functional services participation.
5. a. An applicant for functional services from the Division of Developmental Disabilities, any person acting on the applicant's behalf pursuant to section 14 of P.L.1965, c.59 (C.30:4-25.2), or the applicant's chargeable relatives, as appropriate, shall agree, if the applicant is determined eligible for functional services pursuant to section 15 of P.L.1965, c.59 (C.30:4-25.3), to comply with the following conditions of eligibility and continued functional services participation:

(1)The applicant for residential services or other person listed in this subsection shall assign to the Commissioner of Human Services any rights of the applicant to support or payment from a third party under any law, regulation, court order, or administrative order unless specifically prohibited by federal law or regulation;

(2)The applicant or other person listed in this subsection shall apply for and maintain all current and future benefits for which the applicant may be eligible, including, but not limited to, Medicare, Medicaid, any other State or federal benefits, and any third party support pursuant to statute, rule, court order, or contract; and

(3)The applicant or other person listed in this subsection shall make payments as required pursuant to R.S.30:4-60.

b.The Division of Developmental Disabilities may, in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of P.L.2015, c.304 (C.30:4-25.9a), terminate any services received by, or the placement of, the eligible person with a developmental disability within 90 days if the conditions of eligibility set forth in this section are not complied with by the eligible person with a developmental disability or other person listed in subsection a. of this section. During any appeals process period, services to a person with a developmental disability shall not be terminated.

c.Nothing in this section or Title 30 of the Revised Statutes shall be construed to deny functional services to any person who meets the eligibility conditions and criteria for functional services, but does not have the ability to pay the full per capita costs or payments required pursuant to R.S.30:4-60.

L.1995, c.155, s.5; amended 2010, c.50, s.40; 2015, c.304, s.1.

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