WSR 16-14-019
[Filed June 24, 2016, 10:42 a.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: Amendment to Residential Support Waiver (RSW).
Effective Date: August 1, 2016.
The health care authority (HCA) and DSHS intend to submit an amendment to RSW WA.1086. This waiver will be amended to add wellness education to the client training waiver service.
Wellness education is a new provider type under the client training waiver service that will provide customized health and lifestyle information. Each month, waiver participants will receive articles about topics related to their specific health conditions and wellness interests, which is obtained from the client assessment. Wellness education is currently offered within the client training service in the COPES waiver program.
DSHS is requesting an effective date of August 1, 2016.
A draft of the amendment will be posted for review and comment from July 20, 2016, through August 19, 2016. The amendment can be viewed at Comments must be received by 5:00 on August 19, 2016.
Comments may be provided by e-mail or letter to the contact person listed below.
If you would like to receive a paper copy of the amendment, please call (360) 725-2576 during the review period and provide your name, telephone number and mailing address.
Please provide comments to Sandy Spiegelberg, Program Manager, HCS, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-2576, TDD/TTY (360) 438-2637, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail, web site