PDFRCW 74.42.057

Notification regarding resident likely to become medicaid eligible.

If a nursing facility has reason to know that a resident is likely to become financially eligible for medicaid benefits within one hundred eighty days, the nursing facility shall notify the patient or his or her representative and the department. The department may:
(1) Assess any such resident to determine if the resident prefers and could live appropriately at home or in some other community-based setting; and
(2) Provide case management services to the resident.
[ 1995 1st sp.s. c 18 s 8.]


Conflict with federal requirementsSeverabilityEffective date1995 1st sp.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 74.39A.030.