WSR 09-18-061

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed August 28, 2009, 8:40 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-13-091.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: The department plans to amend WAC 388-828-9040 How does DDD determine your individual and family services level? and 388-828-9060 How does DDD determine your individual and family services rating? DDD is adding language to help clarify the existing rule language.

Hearing Location(s): Blake Office Park East, Rose Room, 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503 (one block north of the intersection of Pacific Avenue S.E. and Alhadeff Lane. A map or directions are available at http://www.dshs.wa.gov/msa/rpau/docket.html or by calling (360) 664-6094), on October 6, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: Not earlier than October 7, 2009.

Submit Written Comments to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850, delivery 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, e-mail DSHSRPAURulesCoordinator@dshs.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-6185, by 5 p.m. on October 7, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jennisha Johnson, DSHS rules consultant, by September 22, 2009, TTY (360) 664-6178 or (360) 664-6094 or by e-mail at johnsjl4@dshs.wa.gov.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The department plans to amend these existing rules to clarify language used to describe the individual and family services (IFS) level. These changes will not affect the calculation of the IFS algorithm.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The department wants to ensure that existing rule language is clear and easy to understand.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.010 and 71A.12.030.

Statute Being Implemented: Title 71A RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of social and health services, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Mark Eliason, 640 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Lacey, WA 98504, (360) 725-2517; Implementation: Debbie Couch, 640 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Lacey, WA 98504, (360) 725-3415; and Enforcement: Don Clintsman, 640 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Lacey, WA 98504, (360) 725-3426.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed changes to the rules are minor and do not change the effect of those impacted by the rules.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. A cost-benefit analysis is not required for rules with only housekeeping changes that are intended to clarify existing rule language.

August 18, 2009

Don Goldsby, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-16-121, filed 8/5/08, effective 9/5/08)

WAC 388-828-9040   How does DDD determine your individual and family services level?   (1) DDD determines your individual and family services level using the following table:


If your protective supervision support level is: And your primary caregiver risk level is: And your backup caregiver risk score is: And your behavioral acuity level is: Then your unadjusted individual and family services level is:
0 None 1 None 1
0 None 1 Low 1
0 None 1 Medium 1
0 None 1 High 2
0 None 2 or 3 None 1
0 None 2 or 3 Low 1
0 None 2 or 3 Medium 2
0 None 2 or 3 High 2
0 Low 1 None 1
0 Low 1 Low 1
0 Low 1 Medium 1
0 Low 1 High 2
0 Low 2 or 3 None 1
0 Low 2 or 3 Low 1
0 Low 2 or 3 Medium 2
0 Low 2 or 3 High 2
0 Medium 1 None 1
0 Medium 1 Low 1
0 Medium 1 Medium 1
0 Medium 1 High 2
0 Medium 2 or 3 None 1
0 Medium 2 or 3 Low 1
0 Medium 2 or 3 Medium 2
0 Medium 2 or 3 High 2
0 High 1 None 1
0 High 1 Low 1
0 High 1 Medium 2
0 High 1 High 2
0 High 2 or 3 None 2
0 High 2 or 3 Low 2
0 High 2 or 3 Medium 2
0 High 2 or 3 High 3
0 Immediate 1 None 1
0 Immediate 1 Low 1
0 Immediate 1 Medium 2
0 Immediate 1 High 2
0 Immediate 2 or 3 None 2
0 Immediate 2 or 3 Low 2
0 Immediate 2 or 3 Medium 2
0 Immediate 2 or 3 High 3
1 None 1 None 1
1 None 1 Low 1
1 None 1 Medium 1
1 None 1 High 2
1 None 2 or 3 None 1
1 None 2 or 3 Low 1
1 None 2 or 3 Medium 2
1 None 2 or 3 High 3
1 Low 1 None 1
1 Low 1 Low 1
1 Low 1 Medium 1
1 Low 1 High 2
1 Low 2 or 3 None 1
1 Low 2 or 3 Low 1
1 Low 2 or 3 Medium 2
1 Low 2 or 3 High 3
1 Medium 1 None 1
1 Medium 1 Low 1
1 Medium 1 Medium 2
1 Medium 1 High 3
1 Medium 2 or 3 None 1
1 Medium 2 or 3 Low 2
1 Medium 2 or 3 Medium 2
1 Medium 2 or 3 High 3
1 High 1 None 2
1 High 1 Low 2
1 High 1 Medium 2
1 High 1 High 3
1 High 2 or 3 None 2
1 High 2 or 3 Low 2
1 High 2 or 3 Medium 3
1 High 2 or 3 High 4
1 Immediate 1 None 2
1 Immediate 1 Low 2
1 Immediate 1 Medium 2
1 Immediate 1 High 3
1 Immediate 2 or 3 None 2
1 Immediate 2 or 3 Low 2
1 Immediate 2 or 3 Medium 3
1 Immediate 2 or 3 High 4
2 or 3 None 1 None 1
2 or 3 None 1 Low 1
2 or 3 None 1 Medium 2
2 or 3 None 1 High 3
2 or 3 None 2 or 3 None 2
2 or 3 None 2 or 3 Low 2
2 or 3 None 2 or 3 Medium 2
2 or 3 None 2 or 3 High 4
2 or 3 Low 1 None 1
2 or 3 Low 1 Low 1
2 or 3 Low 1 Medium 2
2 or 3 Low 1 High 3
2 or 3 Low 2 or 3 None 2
2 or 3 Low 2 or 3 Low 2
2 or 3 Low 2 or 3 Medium 2
2 or 3 Low 2 or 3 High 4
2 or 3 Medium 1 None 2
2 or 3 Medium 1 Low 2
2 or 3 Medium 1 Medium 2
2 or 3 Medium 1 High 3
2 or 3 Medium 2 or 3 None 2
2 or 3 Medium 2 or 3 Low 2
2 or 3 Medium 2 or 3 Medium 3
2 or 3 Medium 2 or 3 High 4
2 or 3 High 1 None 2
2 or 3 High 1 Low 2
2 or 3 High 1 Medium 2
2 or 3 High 1 High 3
2 or 3 High 2 or 3 None 2
2 or 3 High 2 or 3 Low 2
2 or 3 High 2 or 3 Medium 3
2 or 3 High 2 or 3 High 4
2 or 3 Immediate 1 None 2
2 or 3 Immediate 1 Low 2
2 or 3 Immediate 1 Medium 2
2 or 3 Immediate 1 High 3
2 or 3 Immediate 2 or 3 None 2
2 or 3 Immediate 2 or 3 Low 2
2 or 3 Immediate 2 or 3 Medium 3
2 or 3 Immediate 2 or 3 High 4
4 None 1 None 2
4 None 1 Low 2
4 None 1 Medium 2
4 None 1 High 3
4 None 2 or 3 None 2
4 None 2 or 3 Low 2
4 None 2 or 3 Medium 3
4 None 2 or 3 High 4
4 Low 1 None 2
4 Low 1 Low 2
4 Low 1 Medium 2
4 Low 1 High 3
4 Low 2 or 3 None 2
4 Low 2 or 3 Low 2
4 Low 2 or 3 Medium 3
4 Low 2 or 3 High 4
4 Medium 1 None 2
4 Medium 1 Low 2
4 Medium 1 Medium 3
4 Medium 1 High 3
4 Medium 2 or 3 None 2
4 Medium 2 or 3 Low 3
4 Medium 2 or 3 Medium 3
4 Medium 2 or 3 High 4
4 High 1 None 2
4 High 1 Low 2
4 High 1 Medium 3
4 High 1 High 3
4 High 2 or 3 None 2
4 High 2 or 3 Low 3
4 High 2 or 3 Medium 4
4 High 2 or 3 High 4
4 Immediate 1 None 2
4 Immediate 1 Low 2
4 Immediate 1 Medium 3
4 Immediate 1 High 3
4 Immediate 2 or 3 None 2
4 Immediate 2 or 3 Low 3
4 Immediate 2 or 3 Medium 4
4 Immediate 2 or 3 High 4
5 None 1 None 2
5 None 1 Low 2
5 None 1 Medium 3
5 None 1 High 4
5 None 2 or 3 None 3
5 None 2 or 3 Low 3
5 None 2 or 3 Medium 4
5 None 2 or 3 High 5
5 Low 1 None 2
5 Low 1 Low 2
5 Low 1 Medium 3
5 Low 1 High 4
5 Low 2 or 3 None 3
5 Low 2 or 3 Low 3
5 Low 2 or 3 Medium 4
5 Low 2 or 3 High 5
5 Medium 1 None 2
5 Medium 1 Low 2
5 Medium 1 Medium 3
5 Medium 1 High 4
5 Medium 2 or 3 None 3
5 Medium 2 or 3 Low 3
5 Medium 2 or 3 Medium 4
5 Medium 2 or 3 High 5
5 High 1 None 2
5 High 1 Low 2
5 High 1 Medium 3
5 High 1 High 4
5 High 2 or 3 None 3
5 High 2 or 3 Low 3
5 High 2 or 3 Medium 4
5 High 2 or 3 High 5
5 Immediate 1 None 2
5 Immediate 1 Low 2
5 Immediate 1 Medium 3
5 Immediate 1 High 4
5 Immediate 2 or 3 None 3
5 Immediate 2 or 3 Low 3
5 Immediate 2 or 3 Medium 4
5 Immediate 2 or 3 High 5
6 None 1 None 2
6 None 1 Low 3
6 None 1 Medium 3
6 None 1 High 4
6 None 2 or 3 None 3
6 None 2 or 3 Low 3
6 None 2 or 3 Medium 4
6 None 2 or 3 High 5
6 Low 1 None 2
6 Low 1 Low 3
6 Low 1 Medium 3
6 Low 1 High 4
6 Low 2 or 3 None 3
6 Low 2 or 3 Low 3
6 Low 2 or 3 Medium 4
6 Low 2 or 3 High 5
6 Medium 1 None 3
6 Medium 1 Low 3
6 Medium 1 Medium 3
6 Medium 1 High 4
6 Medium 2 or 3 None 3
6 Medium 2 or 3 Low 4
6 Medium 2 or 3 Medium 4
6 Medium 2 or 3 High 5
6 High 1 None 3
6 High 1 Low 3
6 High 1 Medium 4
6 High 1 High 4
6 High 2 or 3 None 4
6 High 2 or 3 Low 4
6 High 2 or 3 Medium 5
6 High 2 or 3 High 5
6 Immediate 1 None 3
6 Immediate 1 Low 3
6 Immediate 1 Medium 4
6 Immediate 1 High 4
6 Immediate 2 or 3 None 4
6 Immediate 2 or 3 Low 4
6 Immediate 2 or 3 Medium 5
6 Immediate 2 or 3 High 5

(2) DDD adds one level to your individual and family services level when your individual and family services level is determined to be:

(a) Level one, two, three, or four; and

(b) You have a score of four for question two "Other caregiving for persons who are disabled, seriously ill, or under five" in the DDD caregiver status acuity scale. See WAC 388-828-5260.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.040, and 2007 c 283. 08-16-121, 388-828-9040, filed 8/5/08, effective 9/5/08.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-16-121, filed 8/5/08, effective 9/5/08)

WAC 388-828-9060   How does DDD determine your individual and family services rating?   (1) Your individual and family services rating is determined by using the following table:


If your unadjusted individual and family services level is: Then your individual and family services support rating is:
1 0
2 240
3 336
4 432
5 528

[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.040, and 2007 c 283. 08-16-121, 388-828-9060, filed 8/5/08, effective 9/5/08.]

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