Topical Index

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               (See also ADOPTION; CHILD CARE; FOSTER CARE; LONG-TERM CARE)
Aged, blind, or disabled assistance program, benefits pending SSI application: SB 5898
Aged, blind, or disabled assistance program, grant amount, studying: SB 6116, SSB 6116
Aged, blind, or disabled assistance program, recipient essential needs program eligibility: HB 2667, * SHB 2667, CH 48 (2018), SB 6502, SSB 6502
Aged, blind, or disabled assistance program, remote seller sales tax to fund: SB 5856
Child welfare services, behavioral rehabilitation services rates: * EHB 2008, CH 208 (2018) PV, HB 2800, SB 6013
Child welfare services, child welfare system improvement account, creating: SB 5890, * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Child welfare services, for child victims of human trafficking, when: HB 1791
Child welfare services, foster care youth getting driver's license and insurance: HB 1808, * ESHB 1808, CH 206 (2017), SB 5663
Child welfare services, hotel room or department office child placement, prohibiting: HB 1883
Child welfare services, kinship caregivers, legal representation for: HB 2663, SB 6453, SSB 6453, * 2SSB 6453, CH 80 (2018)
Child welfare services, meeting facilitators for shared planning meetings: HB 1365, SHB 1365
Child welfare services, parent-child visitation work group, DSHS to convene: HB 1366, SHB 1366, 2SHB 1366
Child welfare services, records, when youth in crisis residential or HOPE centers: HB 1816, * SHB 1816, CH 277 (2017)
Child welfare services, remedial services to include visitation services: HB 1366, SHB 1366, 2SHB 1366
Child welfare system, girls dually involved in juvenile justice and, studying: SB 5831, SSB 5831
Child welfare, court proceedings, various provisions: HB 1943
Eligibility, income, DSHS authority to exempt resources not federally required: SB 5862
Eligibility, income, for TANF, including exemption for unearned income, repealing: SB 5862
Essential needs and housing support program, ABD recipients, eligibility: SSB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, certain ABD recipients, eligibility: HB 2667, * SHB 2667, CH 48 (2018), SB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, eligibility verification: HB 2667, * SHB 2667, CH 48 (2018), SB 6502, SSB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, modifying and studying: SB 6116, SSB 6116
Family planning waiver program, elective abortion coverage, prohibitions: HB 1002
Feminine hygiene products, purchases by assistance recipients, tax exemptions: HB 1880
Food assistance, basic food/SNAP, college student on-campus EBT card use for: HB 1569
Food assistance, basic food/SNAP, prohibiting purchase of sweetened foods with: SB 5897
Food stamp fraud, as theft in first or second degree, statute of limitations: SB 6138
Health insurance coverage, apple health plus program, establishing: HB 2232
Human services safety net account, creating: SB 5856
Human trafficking, in persons, services for child victims of: HB 1791
Human trafficking, noncitizen victims and family members, public assistance for: SB 5818
Human trafficking, sex, services for child victims of: HB 1791
Interpreter services, for limited English-speaking applicants and recipients: SB 6245, SSB 6245, * 2SSB 6245, CH 253 (2018)
Medicaid, access to baby and child dentistry program to include children with disabilities: SB 6549, * SSB 6549, CH 156 (2018)
Medicaid, ambulance services payment rate, relation to medicare rate: HB 2112, SB 5823
Medicaid, ambulance transports, fee to fund add-on to reimbursement: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Medicaid, ambulance transports, quality assurance fee: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Medicaid, American Indian and Alaska Native mandatory enrollment in: HB 2826, SB 6472
Medicaid, appropriations, exempting from balanced budget requirement, when: SB 5163
Medicaid, assisted living and adult residential care, new payment system for: HB 2515, * SHB 2515, CH 225 (2018), SB 6337
Medicaid, audits of health care providers by health care authority, restricting: HB 1314, * SHB 1314, CH 242 (2017)
Medicaid, certain payments to accountable communities of health, B&O tax deduction: HB 2998, * SHB 2998, CH 102 (2018)
Medicaid, children's affordable coverage, family income maximum for eligibility: HB 2660, SB 6304
Medicaid, children's affordable health coverage, family income limit: SB 6047
Medicaid, children's mental health services, facilitating referrals to, program for: HB 2451, SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Medicaid, children's mental health services, fully integrated managed health care system: HB 2779, SHB 2779, * E2SHB 2779, CH 175 (2018), SB 6485, SSB 6485
Medicaid, children's mental health services, managed care: HB 1713, SB 5763, SSB 5763
Medicaid, children's mental health services, managed care and tribal organizations: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, chronic noncancer pain, nonpharmacologic treatments: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Medicaid, community assistance referral and education services, reimbursement of: HB 1358, SHB 1358, * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Medicaid, consumer-directed program, family member providing certain care: * 2ESB 5867, CH 34 (2017)
Medicaid, critical access hospitals in rural access pilot, alternatives for payment: HB 1520, * SHB 1520, CH 198 (2017)
Medicaid, dental care, dentist Amy Cook and "take 5 program," honoring: * SR 8639 (2017)
Medicaid, dental care, dentists providing, recognizing: * SR 8639 (2017)
Medicaid, dental health aide therapist services funding for Indian tribes: HB 1414, SHB 1414, SB 5079, * SSB 5079, CH 5 (2017)
Medicaid, dental managed care program, statewide prepaid, establishing: HB 1899, SB 5604
Medicaid, depression screening for children of certain ages: HB 1713, SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), SB 5763, SSB 5763
Medicaid, diabetes, adults with, oral health connections pilot program: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, drug utilization review board, managed care members, adding: ESHB 2565
Medicaid, eligibility for minor parents: HB 2670
Medicaid, enhanced payment rates for sole community rural hospitals: SB 6601
Medicaid, false claims, penalties and recoveries, increasing: HB 2326, * SB 6053, CH 63 (2018)
Medicaid, hearing devices for adults: HB 1264, SHB 1264
Medicaid, hearing instruments coverage, requiring: SB 5179, SSB 5179, * E2SSB 5179, CH 159 (2018)
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, expiration date of, revising: HB 1766
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, expiration date, revising: SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, various provisions: HB 1766, SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Medicaid, in-home care, consumer-directed employer program, establishing: * ESSB 6199, CH 278 (2018)
Medicaid, incentive payments to accountable communities of health, B&O tax deduction: SB 6615
Medicaid, long-term care, consumer directed employer program, establishing: SHB 2963
Medicaid, long-term care, individual provider employment administrator program, establishing: HB 2963
Medicaid, long-term involuntary psychiatric treatment, via managed care: SB 6573, SSB 6573
Medicaid, low-volume small rural hospitals, enhanced payment to: HB 2732
Medicaid, maternal depression screening, through medicaid: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017)
Medicaid, medicaid fraud control unit, establishing: HB 2273, SHB 2273, SB 6051, * SSB 6051, CH 238 (2018)
Medicaid, new drugs and gene therapies, financial responsibility for: HB 2565
Medicaid, new drugs/innovative therapies, drug utilization review board role: ESHB 2565
Medicaid, newborn delivery services, mother-newborn contact, requirements: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Medicaid, noncitizen human trafficking victims and family members, services for: SB 5818
Medicaid, nonemergency transportation program, provider background checks: SB 6351
Medicaid, opioid use disorder and overdose treatment, leveraging funds for: SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Medicaid, oral health connections pilot program: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, personal needs allowance, increasing for certain services: HB 1772, * SB 5118, CH 270 (2017)
Medicaid, preferred drug list for managed care organizations, limitations: HB 2565
Medicaid, pregnant women, family income maximum for eligibility: HB 2660, SB 6304
Medicaid, pregnant women, oral health connections pilot program: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, primary care behavioral health bidirectional integration model: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, primary care behavioral health integration model: SB 5779
Medicaid, primary care provider reimbursement, medicare payment rate floor for: HB 1637, SB 5471, SSB 5471
Medicaid, qualified health centers alternative payment methodology: SB 6540
Medicaid, seeking of waivers by health care authority, limiting: SB 5368
Medicaid, step therapy, mandatory, in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Medicaid, substance use disorder treatment, prior authorization not needed, when: HB 2572, SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Medicaid, substance use disorder treatment, utilization management review limitations, removing: SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Medicaid, sustainability reforms and eligibility limits, waiver to allow, submission of: SB 6540
Medicaid, telemedicine and store and forward technology, reimbursement: HB 1713, SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), SB 5457, SB 5763, SSB 5763
Medicaid, telemedicine as reimbursable service, originating sites for: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017)
Medicaid, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Medicaid, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, recommendations for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees to skilled nursing facility care: HB 1854
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees to skilled nursing facility, work group on: SHB 1854
Medicaid, whole-person care that includes behavioral health services: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, work requirement for able-bodied adults, when: SB 6540
Medicaid-ineligible persons, apple health public option via exchange, HCA role: SB 5984
Medical assistance, definition, excluding residential housing cost payments from: HB 1545
Medical assistance/medicaid, elective abortion coverage, prohibitions: HB 1002
Medical care coverage, for young adults not medicaid-eligible, providing: HB 1565, SB 6225
Medical care coverage, when medicaid-ineligible, apple health public option: SB 5984
Medical care services, residential and institutional, personal needs allowance: HB 2651, * SHB 2651, CH 137 (2018), SB 6237, SSB 6237
Minor parents, assistance unit for, cash-medical-food assistance and support: HB 2670
Minorities, racial and ethnic, receiving assistance, bill impact statements: SB 5588
Nursing facility medicaid payment, direct care payment rate, modifying: * SB 5715, CH 286 (2017)
Nursing facility medicaid payment, persons with cognitive/behavioral impairments: HB 1968, SHB 1968, * SB 5715, CH 286 (2017)
Pregnant women assistance program, remote seller sales tax to fund: SB 5856
Resource limitations for assistance, revising definition of "resource": HB 1831, ESHB 1831, * E2SHB 1831, CH 40 (2018), SB 5609
Temporary assistance for needy families, eligibility, nonparent caregiver, when: ESHB 2121
Temporary assistance for needy families, eligibility, pregnant or parenting minors: HB 2670, SHB 2670
Temporary assistance for needy families, eligibility, unearned income exemption, repealing: HB 2121
Temporary assistance for needy families, recipient priority for homeless housing: SB 5903
Voter registration, public assistance agencies as qualified agencies for, when: HB 2595, * E2SHB 2595, CH 110 (2018), SB 6353, SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Voting, persons with disabilities, information concerning registration for, when: SB 5857
WorkFirst TANF program, job search before applying, requiring: SB 5898
WorkFirst TANF program, remote seller sales tax to fund: SB 5856
WorkFirst TANF program, requirements, suspension for certain caregivers, when: SB 5898, * ESSB 5898, CH 21 (2017)
WorkFirst TANF program, voluntary participation, provisions: SB 5898
WorkFirst, "work activity" definition, vocational education training provision: HB 1566, SHB 1566, SB 5347, SSB 5347, * 2SSB 5347, CH 156 (2017)
WorkFirst, baccalaureate student not enrolled in, WCCC eligibility for, when: SB 5742
WorkFirst, legislative-executive WorkFirst poverty reduction oversight task force: HB 1482, SHB 1482, E2SHB 1482, * E3SHB 1482, CH 126 (2018), SB 5440
Youth, homeless, in crisis residential or HOPE centers, records disclosure: HB 1816, * SHB 1816, CH 277 (2017)
Youths, in out-of-home care, best-interest determinations and school districts liaisons: HB 2684, * ESHB 2684, CH 139 (2018)