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WAC 388-828-1060

What is the purpose of the DDA assessment?

The purpose of the DDA assessment is to provide a comprehensive assessment process that:
(1) Collects a common set of assessment information for reporting purposes to the legislature and the department.
(2) Promotes consistency in evaluating client support needs for purposes of planning, budgeting, and resource management.
(3) Identifies a level of service and/or number of hours that is used to support the assessed needs of clients who have been authorized by DDA to receive one or more of the following:
(a) Medicaid personal care services or community first choice services per chapter 388-106 WAC;
(b) Waiver respite care services per chapter 388-845 WAC;
(c) Services in the voluntary placement program (VPP) per chapter 388-826 WAC;
(d) Supported living residential services per chapter 388-101 WAC;
(e) Group home residential services per chapter 388-101 WAC;
(f) Group training home residential services per chapter 388-101 WAC;
(g) Companion home residential services per chapter 388-829C WAC;
(h) Individual and family services per chapter 388-832 WAC;
(i) Individual and family services waiver per chapter 388-845 WAC;
(j) State supplementary program per chapter 388-827 WAC.
(4) Records your service requests.
[Statutory Authority: 2014 c 139, 2014 c 166, 2015 3rd sp.s. c 4, RCW 71A.12.030, and 71A.12.120. WSR 16-17-009, § 388-828-1060, filed 8/4/16, effective 9/4/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030] and Title 71A RCW. WSR 08-12-037, § 388-828-1060, filed 5/30/08, effective 7/1/08; WSR 07-10-029, § 388-828-1060, filed 4/23/07, effective 6/1/07.]
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