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WAC 182-513-1320

Determining institutional status for long-term care (LTC) services.

(1) To attain institutional status outside a medical institution, a person must be approved for and receive:
(a) Home and community based (HCB) waiver services under chapter 182-515 WAC;
(b) Roads to community living (RCL) services under WAC 182-513-1235;
(c) Program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) under WAC 182-513-1230;
(d) Hospice services under WAC 182-513-1240(3); or
(e) State-funded long-term care service under WAC 182-507-0125.
(2) To attain institutional status in a medical institution, a person must reside in a medical institution thirty consecutive days or more, or based on a department assessment, be likely to reside in a medical institution thirty consecutive days or more.
(3) Once a person meets institutional status, the person's status is not affected if the person:
(a) Transfers between medical facilities; or
(b) Changes between any of the following programs: HCB waiver, RCL, PACE, hospice or services in a medical institution.
(4) A person loses institutional status if the person is absent from a medical institution, or does not receive HCB waiver, RCL, PACE, or hospice services, for more than twenty-nine consecutive days.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, P.L. 111-148, 42 C.F.R. §§ 431, 435, and 457, and 45 C.F.R. § 155. WSR 17-03-116, § 182-513-1320, filed 1/17/17, effective 2/17/17. WSR 13-01-017, recodified as § 182-513-1320, filed 12/7/12, effective 1/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.530, section 6014 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA), and 2010 1st sp.s. c 37 § 209(1). WSR 12-21-091, § 388-513-1320, filed 10/22/12, effective 11/22/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.500, 74.09.530, 74.09.575, and Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, 42 C.F.R. Section 435. WSR 09-07-036, § 388-513-1320, filed 3/10/09, effective 4/10/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090. WSR 06-07-077, § 388-513-1320, filed 3/13/06, effective 4/13/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 11.92.180, 43.20B.460, 48.85.020, 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.500, 74.09.530, 74.[09.]575, 74.09.585; 20 C.F.R. 416.1110-1112, 1123 and 1160; 42 C.F.R. 435.403 (j)(2) and 1005; and Sections 17, 1915(c), and 1924 (42 U.S.C. 1396) of the Social Security Act. WSR 00-01-051, § 388-513-1320, filed 12/8/99, effective 1/8/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.09.500. WSR 99-06-045, § 388-513-1320, filed 2/26/99, effective 3/29/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090 and 42 C.F.R. 435.403 (j)(2). WSR 97-15-025, § 388-513-1320, filed 7/8/97, effective 8/8/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090. WSR 96-11-072 (Order 3980), § 388-513-1320, filed 5/10/96, effective 6/10/96; WSR 94-10-065 (Order 3732), § 388-513-1320, filed 5/3/94, effective 6/3/94.]
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