WSR 14-17-001
[Filed August 6, 2014, 2:30 p.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 14-0023.
Effective Date: Anticipated on or after October 1, 2014.
Description: Medicaid SPA 14-0023 - Early intervention/prevention services for children birth to five.
The health care authority (the agency) intends to submit medicaid SPA 14-0023. This SPA is being submitted to provide early intervention/prevention services for children birth to five at risk of abuse and neglect.
Early childhood treatment services include a variety of activities that focus on developing trust, building relationships, and promoting pro-social behavior and adaptive functioning. These specialized services support and enhance healthy social and emotional development early in life by mitigating health and/or behavioral issues.
The agency estimates that if approved, this SPA will result in $0.00 in annual aggregate expenditures.
To submit official written comments or request additional information, please contact Stacey Bushaw, Family Health Care Services, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone (360) 725-1829, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 725-1152, e-mail, web site