PDFWAC 110-50-0590

How does the foster parent appeal the department's decision on review?

(1) If the department upholds the rate assessment on review, the foster parent has the right to further challenge the assessment by timely requesting an administrative hearing.
(2) The request must be in writing and sent to the office of administrative hearings (OAH). WAC 388-02-0025 lists the current addresses for OAH.
(3) The request must be received by OAH within twenty days from the date of the letter notifying the foster parent of the department's decision on review.
(4) Foster care providers and recipients of foster care funds do not have a right to request an administrative hearing to challenge or dispute the established rates of the foster care program or to challenge the foster care rate assessment standardized form or program.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-50-0590, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090. WSR 09-16-045, § 388-25-0077, filed 7/28/09, effective 8/28/09.]