HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed June 30, 2022, 9:14 a.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 22-0020 PACE Updates.
Effective Date: July 1, 2022.
Description: The health care authority (HCA) in conjunction with the aging and long-term services administration (ALTSA) in the department of social and health services intend to submit medicaid SPA 22-0020 in order to include that the personal needs allowance (PNA) for all medicaid in-home clients, including PACE enrollees, will increase from 100 percent of the federal poverty level to 300 percent of the federal benefit rate, effective July 1, 2022.
SPA 22-0020 is expected to have no effect on the annual aggregate expenditures/reimbursement/payments to providers.
A copy of SPA 22-0020 is available for review. HCA and ALTSA would appreciate any input or concerns regarding this SPA. To request a copy of the SPA or 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: Kathryn Pittelkau, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, phone 360-725-2366, TTY 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) │ DSHS (wa.gov).