WSR 14-21-122
[Filed October 17, 2014, 12:44 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 (DSHS).
Aging and Long-Term Support Administration
Division of Home and Community Services (HCS)
Document Title: Public Notice.
Subject: Medicaid state plan amendment.
Effective Date: March 1, 2015.
Document Description: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the state's plan to submit an amendment to the residential support waiver, WA.1086.R00. The amendment will add enhanced services facility as a qualified waiver provider of residential services. This waiver provides residential supports to adults who are ready to relocate from a state or community psychiatric hospital to a community setting. The residential support waiver serves individuals who have a need for residential services that provide behavioral supports, personal care assistance, and supervision.
The residential support waiver (WA.1086) was approved on August 1, 2014, by the federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services. The waiver is being amended to add enhanced services facilities as an additional settings option for waiver clients.
Once approved, this amendment allows clients to choose to receive these waiver services in an adult family home setting or in an enhanced services facility setting.
To view the waiver amendment, please visit DSHS welcomes all public, tribal, and stakeholder comments. Comments on the posted amendment will be received through December 5, 2014.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, or to submit comments on the waiver amendment, please contact Sandy Robertson, Residential Support Waiver Program Manager, HCS, P.O. Box 45600, phone (360) 725-2576, TDD/TTY (360) 438-2637, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail, web site