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PDFWAC 182-554-300

Enteral nutrition—Client eligibility.

(1) To receive oral or tube-delivered enteral nutrition products, equipment, and related supplies, a person must be eligible for one of the Washington apple health programs under WAC 182-501-0060 or be eligible for the alien emergency medical (AEM) program under WAC 182-507-0110.
(2) For persons who reside in a nursing facility, adult family home, assisted living facility, boarding home, or any other residence where the provision of food is included in the daily rate, oral enteral nutrition products are the responsibility of the facility under chapters 388-76, 388-97 and 388-78A WAC.
(3) For persons who reside in a state-owned facility (i.e., state school, developmental disabilities facility, mental health facility, Western State Hospital, and Eastern State Hospital) enteral nutrition products, equipment, and related supplies are the responsibility of the state-owned facility to provide.
(4) A person who has elected to receive the agency's hospice benefit must arrange for enteral nutrition products, equipment and related supplies directly through the hospice benefit.
(5) A child who qualifies for supplemental nutrition from the women, infants, and children (WIC) program must receive supplemental nutrition directly from that program. The child may be eligible to receive enteral products from the agency if:
(a) The child's need for a product exceeds WIC's allowed amount; or
(b) The product is not available through the WIC program.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021 and 41.05.160. WSR 17-08-009, § 182-554-300, filed 3/24/17, effective 5/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021 and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148). WSR 14-07-042, § 182-554-300, filed 3/12/14, effective 4/12/14. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-554-300, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: 2009 c 564 § 1109, RCW 74.04.050, and 74.08.090. WSR 10-01-138, § 388-554-300, filed 12/21/09, effective 1/21/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.530 and chapter 74.09 RCW. WSR 05-04-059, § 388-554-300, filed 1/28/05, effective 3/1/05.]
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