WSR 14-13-084
[Filed June 16, 2014, 1:53 p.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 14-0028 Enhanced Service Facilities.
Effective Date: December 1, 2014.
Description: In cooperation with the health care authority, the division of home and community services (HCS) of the department of social and health services (DSHS) plans to submit 1915(i) SPA to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. The amendment will make home and community based services available to individuals who are ready to relocate from a psychiatric hospital and need personal care assistance, behavioral supports and supervision. Residential services will be provided by enhanced service facilities, a new type of licensed facility. The anticipated effective date of this amendment is December 1, 2014. The anticipated aggregate expense for calendar year 2015 is $2,189,000 total funds.
For additional information, contact Sandy Robertson, HCS Program Manager, Home and Community Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 985001 [98501], phone (360) 725-2576, TDD/TTY (360) 438-2637, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail, web site