Maine Revised Statutes

§7323. Multidisciplinary teams

1. Team designation.  The commissioner shall designate several multidisciplinary teams throughout the State to assist the department with evaluations of adults with long-term care needs.
[ 1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Membership.  Each multidisciplinary team must include at least one social services' professional or health care professional and, whenever possible, the adult with long-term care needs and a family or designated representative.
[ 1997, c. 734, §3 (AMD) .]
3. Duties.  For each adult with long-term care needs evaluated by a multidisciplinary team, the team shall assist the department to:
A. Determine the eligibility of the adult for in-home and community support services; [1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW).]
B. Develop a plan of services for the adult, in cooperation with the probable providers of the services, whenever such providers are not members of the team; [1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW).]
C. Arrange for the provision of the needed services; [1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW).]
D. Reevaluate the adult periodically to determine his continuing need for the services; and [1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW).]
E. Consult when possible with the adult's attending physician, if any. [1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 511, §1 (NEW). RR 1991, c. 2, §87 (COR). 1997, c. 734, §3 (AMD).