RCW 74.09.080

Methods of performing administrative responsibilities.

In carrying out the administrative responsibility of this chapter or other applicable law, the department or authority, as appropriate:
(1) May contract with an individual or a group, may utilize existing local state public assistance offices, or establish separate welfare medical care offices on a county or multicounty unit basis as found necessary; and
(2) Shall determine both financial and functional eligibility for persons applying for long-term care services under chapter 74.39 or 74.39A RCW as a unified process in a single long-term care organizational unit.
[ 2018 c 201 § 7006; 2011 1st sp.s. c 15 § 8; 1979 c 141 § 338; 1959 c 26 § 74.09.080. Prior: 1955 c 273 § 9.]

NOTES:

FindingsIntentEffective date2018 c 201: See notes following RCW 41.05.018.
Effective dateFindingsIntentReportAgency transferReferences to head of health care authorityDraft legislation2011 1st sp.s. c 15: See notes following RCW 74.09.010.