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               (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; LONG-TERM CARE; MENTAL HEALTH; SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT; VULNERABLE ADULTS)
Adult day health programs, encouraging expansion through challenge grant program: HB 1983
Aged, blind, or disabled program, effective date of modifications to, changing: * SB 6573, CH 218 (2014)
Aged, blind, or disabled program, persons with disability eligible for, continuation of safety net benefits: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Background checks, unsupervised access to children, including persons seeking licensure for child welfare services: SB 5565, * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Basic Food, terminating benefits to incarcerated persons, strategies for: SB 6211, SSB 6211
Behavioral health services, adult, using evidence- and research-based and promising practices to improve outcomes: HB 1522, SHB 1522, E2SHB 1522, SB 5234, SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Benefit cards, electronic, adding photo identification: HB 2505, SB 6491
Benefit cards, electronic, adding photo identification for certain programs, studying issues related to: SSB 6491
Benefit cards, electronic, prohibiting marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia purchases with: ESSB 5279
Benefit cards, electronic, prohibiting spirits retailers from accepting for purchase of spirits: ESSB 5279
Benefit cards, electronic, use in spirits retailer point-of-sale machines, requirement to disable machines' ability to accept cards: SB 5279
Birth control, requiring dispensing of contraceptive drugs for medicaid enrollees: HB 2022, SHB 2022, SB 5884
Chemical dependency services, adult, using evidence- and research-based and promising practices to improve outcomes: HB 1522, SHB 1522, E2SHB 1522, SB 5234, SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Child care subsidy program, incentive for working connections applicant or recipient to seek child support enforcement services: ESSB 6181
Child care subsidy program, payment received to constitute authorization for child support enforcement services: SB 5157, SB 6181
Child care subsidy program, provider fraud, referral to department of social and health services for investigation and action: * 2ESSB 5157, CH 29 (2013)
Child welfare services, agreements with university-based child welfare research entity, state agency requirements: * ESHB 1774, CH 205 (2013)
Child welfare services, assessing character, suitability, and competence for unsupervised access to children: SB 5565, * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Child welfare services, caregiver prudent parent standard for childhood activities: HB 2699, SHB 2699, SB 6479, * ESSB 6479, CH 104 (2014)
Child welfare services, charging fee for child abuse and neglect history request by out-of-state jurisdiction: SB 5565, * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Child welfare services, children involved in, eligibility for early childhood education and assistance: * ESHB 2519, CH 160 (2014)
Child welfare services, eligibility for early childhood education and assistance: SB 6538, SSB 6538
Child welfare services, Indian children, purchase of care from tribes and tribal agencies: HB 1361, * SB 5235, CH 32 (2013)
Child welfare services, infants in out-of-home care, HIV testing: SB 5454
Child welfare services, safety assessment tool, institute for public policy to conduct empirical study: SB 5281, SSB 5281
Child welfare services, service delivery measurements using certain indicators of success, developing: HB 1774, * ESHB 1774, CH 205 (2013)
Child welfare services, service delivery measurements, developing: SB 5531, SSB 5531
Child welfare services, training and advancement program, collecting certain financial assistance payments: HB 1708, SHB 1708, SB 5403, SSB 5403
Child welfare services, youth in out-of-home care, improving educational outcomes: HB 1566, SHB 1566, * 2SHB 1566, CH 182 (2013)
Child welfare system, advisory committee on disproportionate representation of children of color in, membership rules: HB 2665, SHB 2665, SB 6429
Child welfare transformation design committee, suspending statute that established committee: * ESHB 1774, CH 205 (2013)
Children's services, domestic violence training for caseworkers: SSB 5162, SB 5315, * SSB 5315, CH 254 (2013)
Criminal offenders, prohibiting persons fleeing justice system or violating parole or probation from receiving public assistance: HB 2683
Electronic benefit cards, adding photo identification: HB 2505, SB 6491
Electronic benefit cards, adding photo identification for certain programs, studying issues related to: SSB 6491
Electronic benefit cards, prohibiting marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia purchases with: ESSB 5279
Electronic benefit cards, prohibiting spirits retailers from accepting for purchase of spirits: ESSB 5279
Electronic benefit cards, use in spirits retailer point-of-sale machines, requirement to disable machines' ability to accept cards: SB 5279
Eligibility for public assistance, limiting enrollment in several programs to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1391
Family support and related services, performance-based contracts for, modifying provisions: * ESHB 1774, CH 205 (2013)
Food stamp program, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1391
Home and community-based medical services, program for military service members' dependents: HB 2363, SB 6351
Home and community-based mental health services for children, integrated, wraparound with intensive services medicaid program of: SB 6558, SSB 6558
Home and community-based services, eligibility of recipients for Washington telephone assistance program: HB 2696
Hospital safety net assessment and fund, modifying provisions to pay for medicaid hospital services and grants: HB 2016, 2ESHB 2016, SB 5913, * ESSB 5913, CH 17 (2013)
Hospital safety net assessment and fund, state to phase down during medicaid expansion and end reliance on: SB 5913, * ESSB 5913, CH 17 (2013)
Hospital safety net assessments, adjusting timelines: HB 2790, HB 2791, SB 6570, * ESSB 6570, CH 143 (2014)
Immigrants, restricting medical care services eligibility to certain legal immigrants: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
In-home care services, funding for, repealing nonresident sales tax exemption: SB 5346
In-home care services, funding for, repealing nonresident sales tax exemption and extending sales tax to debt collection services: HB 1273
In-home care services, hours, basing solely on objective assessment of need: HB 1273, SB 5346
In-home care services, medicaid, restoring funding: HB 2159, SB 6225
In-home personal care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption: HB 2647, SB 6422
In-home personal care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption when lacking a landline phone: HB 1362, SB 5509
Interpreter services, authorizing purchase by certain agencies for limited-English speaking or sensory-impaired public assistance applicants and recipients: HB 1753, SB 5833
Interpreter services, authorizing purchase by certain agencies for limited-English speaking public assistance applicants and recipients: ESHB 1753, 2SHB 1753, EHB 2617
Medicaid enrollees, services to, allowing nurses and physicians to satisfy continuing education credits by performing: HB 1628, SB 5825
Medicaid or medigap, supplemental premiums, deduction from disposable income for senior citizen property tax exemption: SB 6132
Medicaid personal care services, refinancing under community first choice option: HB 2746, * ESHB 2746, CH 166 (2014)
Medicaid, aligning certain expiration dates that limit payments for health care services with start of medicaid expansion: SB 5631
Medicaid, contraceptive drugs, requiring dispensing of: HB 2022, SHB 2022, SB 5884
Medicaid, dual eligibility pilot project, compensation of various long-term care facilities and providers by health care service contractors: HB 2787, SB 6565
Medicaid, eligible adults and children, premium assistance for health benefit exchange coverage for: SB 5914, SSB 5914
Medicaid, enhanced payment rates for rural hospitals that are sole community hospitals: HB 1916, SB 5829, SB 5859, * SSB 5859, CH 57 (2014)
Medicaid, enrollees in border communities, access to care through contractual agreements across state border: * SB 6419, CH 39 (2014)
Medicaid, expansion of, authorizing health care authority to implement: SSB 5876
Medicaid, expansion of, comprehensive modifications in order to implement: SB 5894
Medicaid, false claims, reasons for debarment of state procurement contractors to include: * SB 5948, CH 34 (2013)
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment and fund, modifying provisions to pay for medicaid hospital services and grants: HB 2016, 2ESHB 2016, SB 5913, * ESSB 5913, CH 17 (2013)
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment and fund, state to phase down during medicaid expansion and end reliance on: SB 5913, * ESSB 5913, CH 17 (2013)
Medicaid, in-home care services, restoring funding: HB 2159, SB 6225
Medicaid, managed care, enrollee comprehensive medication management: SSB 5213, * 2SSB 5213, CH 261 (2013)
Medicaid, managed care, enrollee comprehensive medication management process: HB 1637
Medicaid, managed care, enrollee prescription review process: SB 5213
Medicaid, medicaid fraud penalty account, funding prescription monitoring program entirely from: * HB 1565, CH 36 (2013), SB 5493
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, compensation by health care service contractors as part of dual eligibility pilot project: HB 2787, SB 6565
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, delaying rebase of certain rate components and extending certain rate add-ons: * HB 2042, CH 3 (2013)
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, establishing disproportionate share rate add-on: HB 2236
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, establishing medicaid disproportionate share component rate allocation for each facility: HB 1885, SB 5838
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, restoring certain changes made in 2011: HB 1885, SB 5838
Medicaid, restoring funding for in-home care services: HB 1273
Medicaid, wraparound with intensive services medicaid program of integrated home and community-based mental health services for children: SB 6558, SSB 6558
Medical assistance program, complex rehabilitation technology products and services, health care authority to establish separate recognition for: * E2SHB 1445, CH 178 (2013)
Medical assistance program, complex rehabilitation technology products and services, managed care plan adoption of regulations: HB 1445, SHB 1445
Medical assistance, employer responsibility for medical assistance costs of employees act of 2014: HB 2588
Medical assistance, health care authority to establish low-income disproportionate share hospital payment mechanism: HB 1635, SHB 1635
Medical assistance, hospital safety net assessment and fund, modifying provisions to pay for medicaid hospital services and grants: HB 2016, 2ESHB 2016, SB 5913, * ESSB 5913, CH 17 (2013)
Medical assistance, hospital safety net assessment and fund, state to phase down during medicaid expansion and end reliance on: SB 5913, * ESSB 5913, CH 17 (2013)
Medical assistance, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1391
Medical assistance, managed care health systems, payments by health care authority to: * HB 2798, CH 198 (2014)
Medical assistance, noncritical access hospitals, designing system of hospital quality incentive payments for: HB 2016, 2ESHB 2016, SB 5913, * ESSB 5913, CH 17 (2013)
Medical assistance, prospective payment system, psychiatric, and rehabilitation hospitals, designing system of hospital quality incentive payments for: SB 5913
Medical care services, restricting eligibility to certain legal immigrants: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Nursing facilities, medicaid payment system, compensation by health care service contractors as part of dual eligibility pilot project: HB 2787, SB 6565
Nursing facilities, medicaid payment system, various changes: HB 1885, * HB 2042, CH 3 (2013), HB 2236, SB 5838
Nursing facilities, preferential admission for certain residents with continuing care contracts: HB 2778
Out-of-home care, youth residing in group care facility or foster family home, providing schooling support: HB 1566, SHB 1566, * 2SHB 1566, CH 182 (2013)
Personal care services, medicaid, refinancing under community first choice option: HB 2746, * ESHB 2746, CH 166 (2014)
Program of all-inclusive care (PACE), establishing certain long-term care client rules and program education plan: HB 1499, * SHB 1499, CH 258 (2013)
Receiving care centers for children removed from parents or guardians, department of social and health services to license: SB 5475
Receiving care centers, licensing of, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home: HB 1261
Resource and assessment centers, license for, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home: * SHB 1261, CH 105 (2013), SSB 5475
Respite care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption: HB 2647, SB 6422
Respite care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption when lacking a landline phone: HB 1362, SB 5509
Safety net benefits, continuation for certain persons with a disability: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Social investment steering committee, Washington, establishment of, duties to include pilot programs: HB 2337, SHB 2337
Temporary assistance for needy families, benefits for a child, exempting fifty percent of caregiver's unearned income: * HB 2585, CH 75 (2014), SB 6394
Temporary assistance for needy families, drug testing for certain recipients: HB 1190, SB 5585
Temporary assistance for needy families, family hardship exemption from sixty-month limit: SHB 1734
Temporary assistance for needy families, family violence and hardship exemptions from sixty-month limit: HB 1734, SB 5643
Temporary assistance for needy families, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1391
WorkFirst program, "work activity" definition, amending vocational education training provision: HB 1342, SB 5600
WorkFirst, instituting a WorkFirst reform program: HB 2641
Working connections child care program, payment received to constitute authorization for child support enforcement services: SB 5157, SB 6181
Working connections program, incentive for subsidy applicant or recipient to seek child support enforcement services: ESSB 6181