WSR 11-19-003

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 7, 2011, 12:43 p.m. ]


Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statement


In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the department of social and health services.


Aging and Disability Services Administration

Division of Home and Community Services



Document Title: Public Notice.

Subject: Change to home and community based services (HCBS) waivers.

Effective Date: July 1, 2011.

Document Description: Home and community services (HCS), a division of aging and disability services administration (ADSA), intends to amend the following HCBS waivers in order to add comprehensive dental services as a waiver service:


Community options program entry system (COPES - WA#0049),
Medically needy residential (MNR - WA#0390),
Medically needy in-home (MNI - WA#0419), and
New Freedom (NF - WA#0443) waivers.

These amendments implement legislative direction to provide comprehensive dental services to individuals enrolled in HCBS waivers.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Debbie Johnson, Home and Community Services, P.O. Box 45600, phone (360) 725-2531, TDD/TTY (360) 438-2637, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail Debbie.Johnson2@dshs.wa.gov, web site http://aasaweb.dshs.wa.gov/management/orm/All_HCS_Rates.xls.

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