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WAC 388-106-0015

What long-term care services does the department provide?

The department provides long-term care services through programs that are designed to help you remain in the community. These programs offer an alternative to nursing home care (which is described in WAC 388-106-0350 through 388-106-0360). You may receive services from any of the following:
(1) Medicaid personal care (MPC) is a medicaid state plan program authorized under RCW 74.09.520. Clients eligible for this program may receive personal care in their own home, adult family home, or in adult residential care as defined in WAC 388-110-020.
(2) Community options program entry system (COPES) is a medicaid waiver program authorized under RCW 74.39A.030. Clients eligible for this program may receive personal care in their own home or in a residential facility.
(3) Community first choice (CFC) is a medicaid state plan program authorized under RCW 74.39A.400. Clients eligible for this program may receive services in their own home, in an adult family home, in adult residential care, enhanced adult residential care, or assisted living as defined in WAC 388-110-020.
(4)Chore is a state-only funded program authorized under RCW 74.39A.110. Grandfathered clients may receive assistance with personal care in their own home.
(5) Volunteer chore is a state-funded program that provides volunteer assistance with household tasks to eligible clients.
(6) Program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) is a medicaid/medicare managed care program authorized under 42 C.F.R. 460.2. Clients eligible for this program may receive personal care and medical services in their own home, in residential facilities, and in adult day health centers.
(7) Adult day health is a supervised daytime program providing skilled nursing and rehabilitative therapy services in addition to core services outlined in WAC 388-106-0800.
(8) Adult day care is a supervised daytime program providing core services, as defined under WAC 388-106-0800.
(9) Medical care services is a state-funded program authorized under RCW 74.09.035. Clients eligible for this program may receive personal care services in an adult family home or an adult residential care facility.
(10) Residential care discharge allowance is a service that helps eligible clients to establish or resume living in their own home.
(11) Private duty nursing is a medicaid service that provides an alternative to institutionalization in a hospital or nursing facility setting. Clients eligible for this program may receive at least four continuous hours of skilled nursing care on a day to day basis in their own home.
(12) Senior Citizens Services Act (SCSA) is a program authorized under chapter 74.38 RCW. Clients eligible for this program may receive community-based services as defined in RCW 74.38.040.
(13) Respite program is a program authorized under RCW 74.41.040 and WAC 388-106-1200. This program provides relief care for unpaid family or other caregivers of adults with a functional disability.
(14) Programs for persons with developmental disabilities are discussed in chapter 388-823 through 388-850 WAC.
(15) Nursing facility.
(16) New Freedom consumer directed services (NFCDS) is a medicaid waiver program authorized under RCW 74.39A.030.
(17) Residential support is a medicaid waiver program authorized under RCW 74.39A.030. Clients eligible for this program may receive personal care in a licensed and contracted enhanced services facility or in a licensed adult family home with a contract to provide specialized behavior services.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.39A.400 and 42 C.F.R. § 441.500-590. WSR 16-04-020, § 388-106-0015, filed 1/22/16, effective 2/22/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.09.520. WSR 15-01-085, § 388-106-0015, filed 12/16/14, effective 1/16/15; WSR 14-15-092, § 388-106-0015, filed 7/18/14, effective 8/18/14; WSR 12-16-026, § 388-106-0015, filed 7/25/12, effective 8/25/12; WSR 08-12-023, § 388-106-0015, filed 5/29/08, effective 7/1/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.39A.030. WSR 06-16-035, § 388-106-0015, filed 7/25/06, effective 8/25/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.39A.010 and 74.39A.020. WSR 06-05-022, § 388-106-0015, filed 2/6/06, effective 3/9/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 42 C.F.R. 441.302(a), Social Security Act, Section 1915(c) waiver rules, 42 C.F.R. 438. WSR 05-19-045, § 388-106-0015, filed 9/15/05, effective 10/16/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 05-11-082, § 388-106-0015, filed 5/17/05, effective 6/17/05.]
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