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BABIES CAN’T WAIT POLICY MANUAL 

This manual contains basic information and State and Federal guidance for the provision of services for eligible children, birth through 2 years of age, enrolled in the Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) program and their families.

This policy is updated in accordance with current applicable federal regulations and supersedes any prior action bulletins and prior policies.  Any amendments to the policy will be posted on the DPH website at http://dph.georgia.gov/bcw-providers

BCW PROGRAM POLICY MANUAL

Published in October 2017,  the manual is intended for use by participating service providers, Early Intervention partners and stakeholders.  All BCW personnel and providers are urged to become familiar with the contents of this manual and refer to it when questions arise.   Click on the blue button below to open a PDF version of the complete policy manual.  Navigation is facilitated by the use of the section bookmarks and/or clickable Table of Contents.

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BROWSE POLICIES BY SECTION
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PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER   100 – EARLY INTERVENTION SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER   200 – ELIGIBILITY
CHAPTER   300 – INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN
CHAPTER   400 – HEALTH and SAFETY
CHAPTER   500 – SERVICE DELIVERY
CHAPTER   600 – EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
CHAPTER   700 – SERVICE COORDINATION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER   800 – SPECIAL INSTRUCTION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER   900 – TRANSITION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 1000 – CHILD OUTCOMES SUMMARY RATINGS POLICY
CHAPTER 1100 – FISCAL POLICIES / SYSTEM of PAYMENT/REIMBURSEMENT
CHAPTER 1200 – FISCAL POLICIES TO SUPPORT PRIMARY COACH MODEL OF
                              SERVICE DELIVERY
CHAPTER 1300 – FUNDING HIERARCHY FOR BABIES CAN’T WAIT FEDERALLY REQUIRED
                              EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
CHAPTER 1400 – APPENDICES