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Interim services
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 25, TITLE 2-A
§ 2546. Interim services. 1. Early intervention services for an
eligible child and the child's family may commence before the completion
of the evaluation and assessment in sections twenty-five hundred
forty-four and twenty-five hundred forty-five of this title, if the
following conditions are met:

(a) Parental consent is obtained;

(b) An interim IFSP is developed that includes: (i) the name of a
service coordinator who will be responsible for implementation of the
interim IFSP and coordination with other agencies and persons; and (ii)
the early intervention services that have been determined to be needed
immediately by the child and the child's family; and

(c) The evaluation and assessment are completed within forty-five days
from the date the early intervention official was first contacted
regarding the child.

2. The costs that an approved provider of early intervention services
incurs in providing such interim services shall be approved costs to the
extent they are otherwise consistent with section twenty-five hundred
fifty-five of this title.