WAC 182-527-2733

Effective October 1, 2012

WAC 182-527-2733 Estate liability

  1. The client's estate is not liable for services provided before July 26, 1987.
  2. The client's estate is not liable when the client died before July 1, 1994 and on the date of death there was:
    1. A surviving spouse; or
    2. A surviving child who was either:
      1. Under twenty-one years of age; or
      2. Blind or disabled as defined under chapter 388-511 WAC (Editor's note: correct WAC reference is WAC 182-512-0050).
  3. The estate of a frail elder or vulnerable adult under RCW 74.34.005 is not liable for the cost of adult protective services (APS) financed with state funds only.
  4. On or before December 31, 2009, the client's estate is not liable for amounts paid for Medicare premiums and other cost-sharing expenses incurred on behalf of a client who is eligible only for the Medicare Savings programs (MSP), and not otherwise Medicaid eligible.
  5. On or after January 1, 2010, the client's estate is not liable for amounts paid for medical assistance cost-sharing for benefits for clients who received coverage under a MSP only or for clients who receive coverage under a medicare savings program and medicaid as described in 42 USC 1396a(a)(10)(E).

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