Chapter 110-50 WAC

Last Update: 8/1/19

CHILD WELFARE

(Formerly: Chapters 388-25 and 388-200 WAC)

WAC Sections

110-50-0002Which is the deciding authority if another WAC rule or the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act conflict with the information in this chapter?
PLACEMENT
110-50-0010What are the department's placement priorities?
110-50-0020What are the department's limitations on placement?
110-50-0030What are the department's placement procedures for an infant residing in foster care with the infant's teen parent?
110-50-0040Under what circumstances may the department provide foster care for educational purposes?
110-50-0050What is the agency's goal as to the maximum number of children who remain in foster care in excess of twenty-four months?
110-50-0060What must a parent do to place the child in foster care with the department?
110-50-0070Under what circumstances may a parent sign a consent for voluntary placement of a child in foster care with the department?
110-50-0080How long may a voluntary placement last with the department?
110-50-0090May the department grant an exception to the length of stay in voluntary placement?
110-50-0100What are the department's obligations regarding children placed by the department between states?
110-50-0110What are the standards for use and reimbursement of receiving home care?
110-50-0120What are the types of receiving homes and what children are served in them?
110-50-0130Who decides on the number of receiving homes needed in an area?
110-50-0140How long may a child stay in a receiving home?
110-50-0150What are the rates for reimbursement to receiving home providers?
110-50-0160How are rates authorized for reimbursement to receiving home providers?
110-50-0170Under what circumstances does the department choose a relative as the placement for a child in need of out-of-home care?
110-50-0180Under what circumstances may a relative not be considered as a placement option for a child?
110-50-0190What sources of financial support are available to a relative caring for a child that the department has placed in the relative's home?
110-50-0200How does the department treat relatives of specified degree with legally free children?
110-50-0210When may the department serve a child through a behavior rehabilitation services program?
110-50-0220What is the department's authority to remove a child from a behavior rehabilitation services placement?
110-50-0230Under what conditions and how much will the department reimburse to child placing agencies licensed or certified under chapter 74.15 RCW to provide care to children?
110-50-0240What steps may the department take if a child placing agency does not meet the requirements of this chapter?
110-50-0250What are the department's expectations for child placing agencies (CPA) to which the department makes reimbursement for services or administrative costs?
110-50-0260What steps must the department take when a child whose case management responsibility remains with the department is placed in a home certified by a CPA?
110-50-0270What activities must a child placing agency provide in order to receive payment from the department?
110-50-0271How long may a child served by the department remain in out-of-home placement before a court hearing is held?
110-50-0272What are the training requirements for licensed foster parents?
110-50-0273Gifts, bequests by will, and contributions.
CHILD SUPPORT
110-50-0280What is the parents' obligation to support their child in foster care?
110-50-0290Who has authority to recommend or negotiate amounts for parental participation in the cost of foster care?
110-50-0300What cases must be referred to the division of child support (DCS)?
110-50-0310Does children's administration refer foster care cases to the division of child support where good cause exists?
110-50-0320What constitutes good cause for not pursuing the collection or establishment of child support or paternity?
110-50-0330Does the division of child support pursue collection or establish child support or paternity on cases in which good cause has been determined?
110-50-0340Who may request a good cause determination?
110-50-0350When may a good cause determination be requested?
110-50-0360To whom must parents send child support payments for their child in foster care?
110-50-0370Under what circumstances must child care judgment and limited power of attorney for parental support payments be assigned to the department?
FOSTER CARE RATE ASSESSMENT
110-50-0400What kinds of financial support are available to licensed foster care providers?
110-50-0410What is the purpose of the foster care maintenance payment?
110-50-0420What is the legal basis for the foster care program?
110-50-0430What definitions apply to the foster care program?
110-50-0440What method does the department use to determine what foster care rate will be paid for a foster child?
110-50-0450What are the essential features of the foster care rate assessment system?
110-50-0460How does the foster care rate assessment work?
110-50-0470When may the department or a child placing agency authorize foster care placement?
110-50-0480What factors are considered in the foster care rate assessment?
110-50-0490How often do the foster parent and caseworker meet to complete the rate assessment?
110-50-0500What are the reimbursement levels?
110-50-0510Can the child be assessed at a different level, depending on the foster home?
110-50-0520Can the assessment change if the child's needs change?
110-50-0530How will the foster parent be notified of the rate the child will receive?
110-50-0540Can a foster parent challenge the rate assessment?
110-50-0550How does a foster parent seek a department review of the rate assessment?
110-50-0560What does the department consider in reviewing the request?
110-50-0570How does the foster parent learn about the department's decision on review?
110-50-0580To whom does the department make payment for foster care?
110-50-0590How does the foster parent appeal the department's decision on review?
110-50-0600What law and rules govern the administrative law judge?
110-50-0610What issues may be decided by the administrative law judge?
110-50-0620What are the department's expectations for foster care providers to whom the department makes reimbursement for services?
110-50-0630What are the department's responsibilities regarding financial assistance to support children in the department's foster homes and child placing agency foster homes?
110-50-0640What is the effective date for payment of foster care?
110-50-0650What is the beginning date for payment of foster care?
110-50-0660What is the effective date for termination of foster care payments?
110-50-0670What are the department's general standards for family foster care reimbursement?
110-50-0680When may the department authorize a clothing allowance for a child in out-of-home care?
110-50-0690May the department consider foster care payments to the foster family in determining eligibility for public assistance?
110-50-0700What are the department's standards for making foster care payment to a relative providing care to the child served by department?
110-50-0710How does the department make reimbursement for foster care for a child served by the department who moves out-of-state with the foster family?
110-50-0720What payment procedures must the department follow for children placed across state borders?
110-50-0730What limitations exist on administrative hearings regarding foster care payments?
OVERPAYMENT
110-50-0740What standards must the department apply to contracted and noncontracted service providers and vendors when the department has identified an overpayment to the provider or vendor?
110-50-0750Do vendor overpayment rules in this chapter also apply to adoptive parents?
110-50-0760Are there time limitations on identifying and recovering an overpayment?
110-50-0770May overpayments be waived or forgiven?
110-50-0780Do other governmental organizations have the right to an adjudicative hearing?
110-50-0790What steps must a provider or vendor take when requesting an administrative hearing in regards to an overpayment?
110-50-0800When is payment due on an overpayment?
110-50-0810Who establishes guidelines to identify overpayments and to mediate overpayment disputes?
FOSTER PARENT LIABILITY FUND
110-50-0900What is the foster parent liability fund?
110-50-0910What is the period of coverage for foster parent liability fund?
110-50-0920Who is eligible for coverage under the foster parent liability fund?
110-50-0930What are the limits of coverage under the foster parent liability fund?
110-50-0940The department excludes what claims from coverage under the foster parent liability fund?
110-50-0950What if there are multiple claims for one occurrence under the foster parent liability fund?
110-50-0960May another source be used to recover on the same claim paid by the liability fund?
110-50-0970What are the department's authority and the foster parent's responsibilities regarding investigation of claims?
FOSTER PARENT PROPERTY DAMAGE REIMBURSEMENT
110-50-1000What are the department's responsibilities and limitations for reimbursement for damage or loss caused by a child in family foster care?
110-50-1010What are the eligibility requirements for reimbursements to foster parents for damages?
110-50-1020What are the department's reimbursement limitations?
110-50-1030What types of claims are specifically excluded from reimbursement?
110-50-1040What is the procedure for filing a claim?
110-50-1050Which office within the department determines damage reimbursement?
110-50-1060How are exception requests made?
110-50-1070What claims may the department deny?
110-50-1080What must a foster parent do to have a denied claim reconsidered?
110-50-1090Will the department investigate claims?
JUVENILE RECORDS
110-50-1100What are the department's responsibilities for management of juvenile records?
110-50-1110To whom may the department release records?
110-50-1120Under what circumstances may the department exclude or deny information from release unless authorized by law or court order?
110-50-1130What may a juvenile or the juvenile's parent do if the department denies access to information?
110-50-1140What are the requirements for release of foster parents' licensing records?
STATE SUPPLEMENTARY PAYMENT PROGRAM
110-50-1200How does the department treat resources and unearned income of a child in foster care?
110-50-1210Who receives veterans' benefits for children in foster care?
110-50-1220What is the state supplementary payment (SSP) that is administered by the children's administration (CA)?
110-50-1230What are the eligibility requirements for the CA/SSP program?
110-50-1240When will my eligibility for CA/SSP be determined?
110-50-1250How will I know if I am eligible to receive a CA/SSP payment?
110-50-1260Can I apply for the CA/SSP program if I am not identified by CA as eligible for the CA/SSP program?
110-50-1270What are my appeal rights if CA determines that I am not eligible for CA/SSP?
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