WSR 20-23-002
[Filed November 5, 2020, 7:47 a.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 20-0023 Consumer Directed Employer.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021.
Description: In 2018, the Washington state legislature passed SB 6199, authorizing the creation of a consumer directed employer program. To implement this program, the health care authority (HCA) in conjunction with the aging and long-term support administration in the department of social and health services (DSHS) intend to submit medicaid SPA 20-0023 selective contracting, which will apply to the following home and community-based programs, effective July 1, 2021:
1915(k) community first choice state plan option.
Optional state plan personal care services.
SPA 20-0023 is expected to have no effect on payment to individual providers.
SPA 20-0023 is in the development process; therefore a copy is not yet available for review. HCA and DSHS would appreciate any input or concerns regarding this SPA. To request a copy when it becomes available, you may contact the person named below. To submit comments, please contact the person named below (please note that all comments are subject to public review and disclosure, as are the names of those who comment).
Contact Jamie Tong, Waiver Program Manager, 4450 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98504, 360-725-3293, TTY 711, email