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WAC 388-97-2020

Intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

(1) ICF/IID nursing facilities must meet the requirements of 42 C.F.R. § 483 Subpart I and the requirements of this subchapter except that in an ICF/IID nursing facility:
(a) There must be at least one registered nurse or licensed practical nurse on duty eight hours per day, and additional licensed staff on any shift if indicated. WAC 388-97-1080 (2)(a) and (3)(a) and (b) do not apply to ICF/MR nursing facilities; and
(b) A medical director is not required.
(2) Staff from the division of developmental disabilities will approve of social/therapeutic leave for individuals who reside in ICF/IID nursing facilities.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW. WSR 13-04-093, § 388-97-2020, filed 2/6/13, effective 3/9/13. Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW and 42 C.F.R. 489.52. WSR 08-20-062, § 388-97-2020, filed 9/24/08, effective 11/1/08.]
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