SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed November 1, 2018, 9:25 a.m., effective December 2, 2018]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The department is amending WAC 388-106-0905(3) to correct an eligibility error for medical care services (MCS) that occurred during the implementation of the community first choice (CFC) program. At the time of implementing the CFC program, the department changed the eligibility for medical personal care to exclude nursing facility level of care, which inadvertently changed eligibility for MCS.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-106-0905.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-19-050 on September 14, 2018.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: November 1, 2018.
Katherine I. Vasquez
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 15-03-038, filed 1/12/15, effective 2/12/15)
WAC 388-106-0905Am I eligible to receive medical care services (MCS) residential care services?
You are eligible to receive MCS-funded residential care services if:
(1) You meet financial eligibility requirements for medical care services (MCS), described in WAC 182-508-0005;
(2) You are not eligible for services under COPES, or MPC; and
(3) You are assessed in CARE and meet the functional criteria outlined in WAC ((388-106-0210(2)))388-106-0210(3) or WAC 388-106-0355(1).