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Chapter 182-551 WAC

Last Update: 3/12/14

ALTERNATIVES TO HOSPITAL SERVICES

WAC Sections

SUBCHAPTER IHOSPICE SERVICES
HospiceGeneral
Hospice programGeneral.
Hospice programDefinitions.
HospiceCoverage
Client eligibility for hospice care.
Covered services, including core services and supplies reimbursed through the hospice daily rate.
HospiceProvider Requirements
Requirements for a medicaid-approved hospice agency.
Requirements for becoming a medicaid-approved hospice care center (HCC).
Hospice election periods, election statements, and the hospice certification process.
Hospice plan of care.
HospiceClient care and responsibilities of hospice agencies.
HospiceDischarges and Notification
When a client leaves hospice without notice.
Discharges from hospice care.
Ending hospice care (revocations).
When a hospice client dies.
Notification requirements for hospice agencies.
HospicePayment
Hospice daily rateFour levels of hospice care.
Rates methodology and payment method for hospice agencies.
Payment method for nonhospice providers.
Payment method for medicaid-medicare dual eligible clients.
Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesGeneral.
Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesClient eligibility.
Pediatric palliative care (PPC) contactServices included and limitations to coverage.
How to become a medicaid-approved pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination services provider.
Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesProvider requirements.
Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesRates methodology.
Concurrent care for hospice clients twenty years of age and younger.
SUBCHAPTER IIHOME HEALTH SERVICES
Home health servicesGeneral.
Home health servicesDefinitions.
Home health servicesEligible persons.
Home health skilled servicesRequirements.
Home health servicesCovered skilled nursing services.
Home health servicesCovered specialized therapy.
Home health servicesCovered aide services.
Home health servicesDelivered through telemedicine.
Home health servicesNoncovered services.
Home health servicesEligible providers.
Home health servicesProvider requirements.
Home health servicesProvider payments.
Private duty nursing services for clients seventeen years of age and younger.