74.50.050  <<  74.50.055 >>   74.50.060

Treatment servicesEligibility. (Effective until January 1, 2020.)

(1) A person shall not be eligible for treatment services under this chapter unless he or she:
(a) Meets the income and resource eligibility requirements for the medical care services program under *RCW 74.09.035(1)(a)(iv) and (v); and
(b) Is incapacitated from gainful employment, which incapacity will likely continue for a minimum of sixty days.
(2) First priority for receipt of treatment services shall be given to pregnant women and parents of young children.
(3) In order to rationally allocate treatment services, the department may establish by rule caseload ceilings and additional eligibility criteria, including the setting of priorities among classes of persons for the receipt of treatment services. Any such rules shall be consistent with any conditions or limitations contained in any appropriations for treatment services.


*Reviser's note: RCW 74.09.035 was amended by 2013 2nd sp.s. c 10 § 7, deleting subsection (1)(a)(iv) and (v), effective January 1, 2014.
FindingsIntent2011 1st sp.s. c 36: See RCW 74.62.005.
Effective date2011 1st sp.s. c 36: See note following RCW 74.62.005.
Study and reportSeverabilityEffective date1989 1st ex.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 74.50.011.
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