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PDFWAC 484-20-023

Admission to a state veterans home.

(1) Each state veterans home maintains several waiting lists, one for each program or service offered. The names of applicants approved for admission shall be placed on the waiting list for the program or service which the admission team has determined shall be most appropriate based on their health care/service needs. Applicants shall be listed in order of approval.
(2) Applicants are admitted from the waiting lists in the order in which their applications are approved; subject to bed availability in the program or service area for which admission has been approved.
(3) An applicant may be denied admission, or be moved from one waiting list to another when in the interim between application approval and scheduled admission:
(a) The applicant's health care needs have changed to the extent that the program or service for which he/she was originally approved can no longer meet his/her health care needs; or
(b) The applicant's service needs have changed to such an extent that the facility can no longer meet the applicant's health care/service needs.
(4) Any applicant whose name has been on a waiting list over ninety days is required to submit an up-to-date medical information form completed by his/her physician prior to being given an admission date.
(5) If an applicant declines a scheduled admission, (s)he will be placed at the bottom of the appropriate service waiting list. The next person on the waiting list will be invited for admission.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 72.36 RCW and 2014 c 184. WSR 16-20-105, § 484-20-023, filed 10/5/16, effective 11/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070 and chapter 72.36 RCW. WSR 94-22-050, § 484-20-023, filed 10/31/94, effective 12/1/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070. WSR 92-17-046, § 484-20-023, filed 8/14/92, effective 9/14/92.]
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