WAC 182-532-0720

Effective July 1, 2011

WAC 182-532-0720 TAKE CHARGE program -- Eligibility. (Emergency rule effective 10/1/2012)

 (1) The TAKE CHARGE program is for men and women. To be eligible for the TAKE CHARGE program, an applicant must:

     (a) Be a United States citizen, U.S. National, or "qualified alien" as described in chapter 388-424 WAC and provide proof of citizenship or qualified alien status, and identity;

     (b) Be a resident of the state of Washington as described in WAC 388-468-0005;

     (c) Have income at or below two hundred fifty percent of the federal poverty level as described in WAC 182-505-0100;

     (d) Need family planning services;

     (e) Apply voluntarily for family planning services with a TAKE CHARGE provider; and

     (f) Not be currently covered through another medical assistance program for family planning.

     (2) A client who is pregnant or sterilized is not eligible for TAKE CHARGE.

     (3) A client is authorized for TAKE CHARGE coverage for one year from the date the department determines eligibility or for the duration of the demonstration and research program, whichever is shorter, as long as the criteria in subsection (1) and (2) of this section continue to be met. Upon reapplication for TAKE CHARGE by the client, the department may renew the coverage for additional periods of up to one year each, or for the duration of the demonstration and research program, whichever is shorter.

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