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PDFWAC 182-551-1810

Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination services—Client eligibility.

To receive pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination services, a person must:
(1) Be twenty years of age or younger;
(2) Be a current recipient of the:
(a) Categorically needy program (CNP);
(b) Limited casualty program - Medically needy program (LCP-MNP);
(c) CNP - Alien emergency medical;
(d) LCP-MNP - Alien emergency medical;
(e) Children's health insurance program (SCHIP); and
(3) Have a life-limiting medical condition that requires case management and coordination of medical services due to at least three of the following circumstances:
(a) An immediate medical need during a time of crisis;
(b) Coordination with family member(s) and providers required in more than one setting (i.e., school, home, and multiple medical offices or clinics);
(c) A life-limiting medical condition that impacts cognitive, social, and physical development;
(d) A medical condition with which the family is unable to cope;
(e) A family member(s) and/or caregiver who needs additional knowledge or assistance with the client's medical needs; and
(f) Therapeutic goals focused on quality of life, comfort, and family stability.
(4) See WAC 182-551-1860 for concurrent palliative and curative care for hospice clients twenty years of age and younger.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, Section 2302 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-148), and Section 1814 (a)(7) of the Social Security Act. WSR 12-09-079, § 182-551-1810, filed 4/17/12, effective 5/18/12. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-551-1810, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 05-18-033, § 388-551-1810, filed 8/30/05, effective 10/1/05.]
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