HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed March 24, 2022, 10:55 a.m., effective April 24, 2022]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The agency revised this rule to remove the restriction that the WISe program only applies to medicaid clients and added language to clarify the program is for those clients eligible for coverage under WAC 182-505-0210.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 182-501-0215.
Other Authority: Thurston County Superior Court in A.G.C. v. Washington State Health Care Authority, no. 21-2-00479-34.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 22-05-081 on February 15, 2022.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: March 24, 2022.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 20-15-026, filed 7/7/20, effective 8/7/20)
WAC 182-501-0215Wraparound with intensive services (WISe).
(1) Wraparound with intensive services (WISe) is a service delivery model that provides comprehensive behavioral health covered services and support to:
(a) ((Medicaid-eligible))Clients age ((twenty))20 or younger with complex behavioral health needs who are eligible for coverage under WAC 182-505-0210; and
(b) Their families.
(2) The authority, the managed care organizations, and the WISe provider agencies must use, continue to use, and substantially comply with the WISe quality plan (WISe QP) for the delivery of WISe. The purpose of the WISe QP is to:
(a) Provide a framework for quality management goals, objectives, processes, tools, and resources to measure the implementation and success of the WISe service delivery model; and
(b) Guide production, dissemination, and use of measures used to inform and improve WISe service delivery.
(3) The WISe QP, as may be amended from time to time, is incorporated by reference and is available online at https://www.hca.wa.gov/billers-providers-partners/behavioral-health-recovery/wraparound-intensive-services-wise.