BILL REQ. #: Z-0521.3
|State of Washington||63rd Legislature||2014 Regular Session|
Read first time 01/24/14. Referred to Committee on Health Care .
AN ACT Relating to electronic timekeeping for in-home personal care or respite services; and amending RCW 74.39A.325.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 74.39A.325 and 2009 c 571 s 2 are each amended to read
Beginning July 1, 2010,)) The department shall not pay a home
care agency licensed under chapter 70.127 RCW for in-home personal care
or respite services provided under this chapter, Title 71A RCW, or
chapter 74.39 RCW if the home care agency does not verify agency
employee hours by electronic timekeeping except in circumstances where
electronic verification is not possible as verified by the home care
(2) For purposes of this section, "electronic timekeeping" means an electronic, verifiable method of recording an employee's presence ((
in)) with the client(( 's home)) at the beginning and end of the
employee's client visit (( workday)) shift.