INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Home and Community Services
Subject: Change to home and community based [services] (HCBS) waivers.
Effective Date: April 1, 2012.
Document Description: The state intends to submit an amendment to the community options program entry system (COPES) waiver in order to consolidate the medically needy in-home waiver and the medically needy residential waiver into the COPES wavier [waiver]. Additionally, the state will amend the new freedom waiver to ensure medically needy clients are also able to participate in the new freedom waiver.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Debbie Johnson, Home and Community Programs, P.O. Box 45600, phone (360) 725-2531, TDD/TTY (360) 438-2637, fax 1-360-586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, web site http://aasaweb.dshs.wa.gov/management/orm/All_HCS_Rates.xls.