INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
[Filed August 1, 2022, 3:46 p.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).
Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)
Document Title: Public comment notice for proposed Developmental Disabilities Administration HCBS Waiver amendments.
Subject: Basic plus, core, and individual and family services (IFS) HCBS waiver amendments are available for 30 days of public comment from August 15 through September 26, 2022.
Effective Date: August 17, 2022.
Document Description: DDA within DSHS, in cooperation with the health care authority, is posting for 30 days of public comment amendments for basic plus, core, and IFS waivers. The amendments allow participants on the basic plus and core waivers to receive supported employment and community inclusion at the same time. Remote supports will be added to the basic plus, IFS, and core waivers. Community engagement will be revised to better distinguish it from community inclusion. Participants receiving residential habilitation in companion homes will be able to receive specialized habilitation. Amendments are available at https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Bob Beckman, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone 360-407-1555, TDD/TTY 711 or 1-800-833-6388, fax 360-407-0955, email DDAWaiverAmendments@dshs.wa.gov, website https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda.