WSR 09-11-054

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed May 13, 2009, 1:19 p.m. , effective June 13, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: These rules clarify existing language and remove certain limitations for the receipt of services under the individual and family services program.


Washington Administrative Code Effect of Rule
388-832-0001 Definitions (amended) Adds or amends definitions used in this chapter.
388-832-0005 (amended) Reformats this section.
388-832-0007 (amended) Removes unnecessary language.
388-832-0015 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0020 (amended) Adds a cross-reference.
388-832-0022 (amended) Clarifies the name of the assessment.
388-832-0023 (amended) Adds a cross-reference.
388-832-0024 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0025 (amended) Clarifies that a client cannot receive IFS and SSP for the same reason.
388-832-0060 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0065 (amended) Removes the twelve-month limitation for out-of-home placement and clarifies language.
388-832-0067 (amended) Limits the receipt of IFS program services to children under age eighteen if the parent is also a client of DDD.
388-832-0070 (amended) Changes "wait" list to "request" list.
388-832-0072 (amended) Changes "wait" list to "request" list and allows a client to remain on the request list if in a temporary placement with plans to return home.
388-832-0075 (amended) Changes "wait" list to "request" list.
388-832-0080 (amended) Changes "wait" list to "request" list and clarifies when a client must respond to a notification to schedule an assessment.
388-832-0082 (amended) Changes "wait" list to "request" list and clarifies the request date.
388-832-0085 (amended) Changes "wait" list to "request" list and changes "new" participants to "additional" participants.
388-832-0087 (amended) Changes "wait" list to "request” list and clarifies language.
388-832-0090 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0091 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0113 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0120 (amended) Corrects typographical errors.
388-832-0123 (amended) Corrects the name of the "medically intensive children's program."
388-832-0125 (amended) Spells out the acronym "COPES."
388-832-0127 (amended) Removes the requirement to request an ETR and obtain approval from the director of DDD.
388-832-0128 (amended) Adds "review" as a time when the ISP plan may become effective.
388-832-0135 (amended) Removes the limitation that the need must "result" from a developmental disability.
388-832-0136 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0137 (amended) Clarifies language when the annual allocation may be used.
388-832-0160 (amended) Removes "guardian" at work as a condition when respite care can be given.
388-832-0165 (amended) Clarifies language and replaces "related to the person's disability" with "deemed necessary by their health care professional."
388-832-0166 (amended) Adds that excess medical costs may be paid to a DDD contracted provider, changes "family support contract" to IFS contract and extends the length of time to remit receipts from thirty days to ninety days.
388-832-0168 (amended) Replaces "related to the person's disability" with "deemed necessary by their health care professional," specifies that therapies included under WAC 388-332-0170 may not be paid as an excess medical cost and adds a cross-reference.
388-832-0170 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0175 (amended) Specifies that DDD will pay the contracted therapist directly for therapy services.
388-832-0180 (amended) Clarifies language, specifies that DDD will determine the need and amount of services based on the information from the treating professional and adds a cross-reference.
388-832-0185 (amended) Adds repairs for damages to a client's residence resulting from the client's disability to allowable architectural modifications and adds repairs and maintenance to vehicular modifications to allowable vehicular modifications.
388-832-0195 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0200 (amended) Removes the limitation that equipment and supplies must be "specialized medical" and clarifies language.
388-832-0205 (amended) Clarifies who are qualified providers of equipment and supplies.
388-832-0210 (amended) Removes the limitation that equipment and supplies must be "specialized medical" and excludes supplies for incontinence as requiring prior approval by the DDD regional administrator.
388-832-0215 (amended) Specifies that specialized clothing must be "nonrestrictive."
388-832-0220 (amended) Changes "family support" contract to "IFS" contract.
388-832-0225 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0235 (amended) Clarifies the definition of copays.
388-832-0240 (amended) Changes "family support" contract to "IFS" contract.
388-832-0245 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0255 (amended) Changes "family support" contract to "IFS" contract.
388-832-0260 (amended) Clarifies language, removes the prohibition against purchasing bus passes, removes the need for prior approval and clarifies what may be reimbursed as per diem costs.
388-832-0275 (amended) Clarifies language and removes the need for prior approval.
388-832-0285 (amended) Adds a cross reference to a DDD policy.
388-832-0290 (amended) Specifies that DDD will determine the need and amount of behavior management based on the information from the treating professional.
388-832-0308 (amended) Changes "family support" contract to "IFS" contract and clarifies language.
388-832-0310 (amended) Removes the need for prior approval.
388-832-0315 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0320 (amended) Changes "family support" contract to "IFS" contract and adds the recreational opportunity contract as an additional method for reimbursement.
388-832-0325 (amended) Clarifies language and removes the requirement of prior approval.
388-832-0330 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0332 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0333 (amended) Adds DVR as a source of funding that must be accessed and clarifies language.
388-832-0335 (amended) Reformats the section for clarity.
388-832-0340 (amended) Reformats the section for clarity.
388-832-0345 (amended) Changes the requirement of prior approval from the DDD director to the DDD regional administrator.
388-832-0350 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0353 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0366 (amended) Lengthens the period of time from sixty to ninety days.
388-832-0367 (amended) Lengthens the period of time from sixty to ninety days and clarifies language.
388-832-0369 (amended) Clarifies language.
388-832-0460 (amended) Clarifies language.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-832-0001, 388-832-0005, 388-832-0007, 388-832-0015, 388-832-0020, 388-832-0022, 388-832-0023, 388-832-0024, 388-832-0025, 388-832-0060, 388-832-0065, 388-832-0067, 388-832-0070, 388-832-0072, 388-832-0075, 388-832-0080, 388-832-0082, 388-832-0085, 388-832-0087, 388-832-0090, 388-832-0091, 388-832-0113, 388-832-0120, 388-832-0123, 388-832-0125, 388-832-0127, 388-832-0128, 388-832-0135, 388-832-0136, 388-832-0137, 388-832-0160, 388-832-0165, 388-832-0166, 388-832-0168, 388-832-0170, 388-832-0175, 388-832-0180, 388-832-0185, 388-832-0195, 388-832-0200, 388-832-0205, 388-832-0210, 388-832-0215, 388-832-0220, 388-832-0225, 388-832-0235, 388-832-0240, 388-832-0245, 388-832-0255, 388-832-0260, 388-832-0275, 388-832-0285, 388-832-0290, 388-832-0308, 388-832-0310, 388-832-0315, 388-832-0320, 388-832-0325, 388-832-0330, 388-832-0332, 388-832-0333, 388-832-0335, 388-832-0340, 388-832-0345, 388-832-0350, 388-832-0353, 388-832-0366, 388-832-0367, 388-832-0369, and 388-832-0460.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030], 71A.12.040.

Other Authority: Title 71A RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-07-094 on March 18, 2009.

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 70, 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 70, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 8, 2009.

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 09-12 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office