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PDFWAC 388-832-0001

What definitions apply to this chapter?

The following definitions apply to this chapter:
"Agency provider" means a long-term care worker who works for a home care agency.
"Allocation" means needs-based funding available to a client and the client's family for a maximum of twelve months.
"Authorization" means developmental disabilities administration (DDA) funding approval for a service identified in a client's person-centered service plan.
"Caregiver" means a person who provides formal (paid), informal (unpaid), or primary (paid or unpaid) support.
"Client" means a person who has a developmental disability as defined in RCW 71A.10.020(3) who also has been determined eligible to receive services from DDA under chapter 71A.16 RCW.
"DDA" means the developmental disabilities administration within the department of social and health services (DSHS).
"Department" means the department of social and health services (DSHS).
"Family" means a relative who lives with the client. A relative includes the client's spouse or registered domestic partner; natural, adoptive or step parent; grandparent; child; stepchild; sibling; stepsibling; uncle; aunt; first cousin; niece; or nephew.
"Family home" means the residence where the client and the client's family live.
"Individual and family services contract" means a contract between DDA and the family to reimburse the family for the purchase of goods and services.
"Individual provider" means an individual who is contracted with DDA to provide medicaid state plan personal care or medicaid waiver personal care, respite care, or attendant care services.
"Person-centered service plan" or "PCSP" is a document that authorizes DDA-paid services that meet the client's needs identified in the client's DDA assessment.
"Significant change" means a change in a client's medical condition, caregiver status, behavior, living situation, or employment status.
"State-funded" means a service or program funded entirely with state dollars.
"State supplementary payment" or "SSP" means a state paid cash assistance program for certain DDA clients eligible for supplemental security income per chapter 388-827 WAC.
"You" means the client.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 71A.12.161. WSR 18-14-002, § 388-832-0001, filed 6/20/18, effective 7/21/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030], 71A.12.040, and Title 71A RCW. WSR 09-11-054, § 388-832-0001, filed 5/13/09, effective 6/13/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.040, and 2007 c 283. WSR 08-16-121, § 388-832-0001, filed 8/5/08, effective 9/5/08.]
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