WSR 05-07-031

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Economic Services Administration)

[ Filed March 9, 2005, 4:11 p.m. , effective April 9, 2005 ]


Purpose: The rule change to WAC 388-474-0012 What is a state supplemental payment and who can get it?, is necessary to update program language and clarify who is eligible for state supplemental payment (SSP). Under the proposed rules, foster children receiving specific services from Children's Administration Behavior Rehabilitation Services (BRS) for part or all of a month and not eligible for foster care reimbursement under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act would be eligible and receiving SSP payments.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending 388-474-0012.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-24-076 on November 30, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: March 4, 2005.

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-21-125, filed 10/20/03, effective 11/1/03)

WAC 388-474-0012   What is a state supplemental payment and who can get it?   (1) The state supplemental payment (SSP) is a state-((paid))funded cash assistance program for certain clients who the Social Security Administration determines are eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

(2) You can get an SSP if:

(a) You are a grandfathered SSI recipient under WAC 388-474-0001;

(b) You are an individual with an ineligible spouse under WAC 388-474-0001;

(c) You receive SSI because you are age sixty-five or older under WAC 388-474-0001;

(d) You receive SSI because you are blind under WAC 388-474-0001; ((or))

(e) You are determined eligible for SSP by the division of developmental disabilities; or

(f) You are eligible for and receive SSI as a foster child receiving specific services through children's administration behavior rehabilitation services (BRS) for part or all of a month, and not eligible for foster care reimbursement under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090. 03-21-125, 388-474-0012, filed 10/20/03, effective 11/1/03; 03-03-114, 388-474-0012, filed 1/21/03, effective 2/23/03.]

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