WSR 23-03-072
[Filed January 13, 2023, 8:44 a.m.]
Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 23-0008 Foster Care Alumni Expansion.
Effective Date: January 1, 2023.
Description: The health care authority (HCA) intends to submit medicaid SPA 23-0008 in order to extend apple health (medicaid) coverage to the former foster care (alumni) youth who aged out of foster care at the age of 18 in any state and are now living in Washington through age 26. These changes are mandatory under Section 1002(a) of the SUPPORT Act that amends section 1902 (a)(10)(A)(i)(IX) of the Social Security Act.
SPA 23-0008 is expected to have no effect on the annual aggregate expenditures/reimbursement/payment for services.
SPA 23-[0]008 is in the development process; therefore, a copy is not yet available for review. HCA would appreciate any input or concerns regarding this SPA. To request a copy when it becomes available 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: Amy Dobbins, Office of Medicaid Eligibility Policy, 626 8th Avenue [S.E.], Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-725-1329, TRS 711, email, website