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WAC 182-515-1511

Home and community based (HCB) waiver services authorized by the developmental disabilities administration (DDA)General eligibility.

(1) To be eligible for home and community based (HCB) waiver services authorized by the developmental disabilities administration (DDA), a person must:
(a) Meet specific program requirements under chapter 388-845 WAC;
(b) Be an eligible client of the DDA;
(c) Meet the disability criteria for the supplemental security income (SSI) program under WAC 182-512-0050;
(d) Need the level of care provided in an intermediate care facility for the intellectually disabled (ICF/ID);
(e) Have attained institutional status under WAC 182-513-1320;
(f) Be able to reside in the community and choose to do so as an alternative to living in an ICF/ID;
(g) Be assessed for HCB waiver services, be approved for a plan of care, and receive HCB waiver services under (a) of this subsection, and:
(i) Be able to live at home with HCB waiver services; or
(ii) Live in a department-contracted facility with HCB waiver services, such as:
(A) A group home;
(B) A group training home;
(C) A child foster home, group home, or staffed residential facility;
(D) An adult family home (AFH); or
(E) An adult residential care (ARC) facility.
(iii) Live in the person's own home with supported living services from a certified residential provider; or
(iv) Live in the home of a contracted companion home provider.
(2) A person is not eligible for home and community based (HCB) waiver services if the person:
(a) Is subject to a penalty period of ineligibility for the transfer of an asset under WAC 182-513-1363; or
(b) Has a home with equity in excess of the requirements under WAC 182-513-1350.
(3) See WAC 182-513-1315 for rules used to determine countable resources, income, and eligibility standards for long-term care (LTC) services.
(4) Current income and resource standard charts are found at http://www.hca.wa.gov/free-or-low-cost-health-care/program-administration/program-standard-income-and-resources.
[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, § 182-515-1511, filed 1/17/17, effective 2/17/17. WSR 13-01-017, recodified as WAC 182-515-1511, 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, § 388-515-1511, 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, and Washington state 2007-09 operating budget (SHB 1128). WSR 08-11-083, § 388-515-1511, filed 5/20/08, effective 6/20/08.]
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