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170-290-0135 When I choose an in-home/relative provider, what information must I give the department?
170-290-0140 When is my in-home/relative provider not eligible for WCCC payment?
 
182-500-0005 Medical Definitions
182-500-0010 Medical assistance definition -- A.
182-500-0015 Medical assistance definitions -- B.
182-500-0020 Medical assistance definitions -- C.
182-500-0025 Medical assistance definitions -- D.
182-500-0030 Medical assistance definitions -- E.
182-500-0035 Medical assistance definitions -- F.
182-500-0040 Medical assistance definitions -- G.
182-500-0045 Medical assistance definitions -- H.
182-500-0050 Medical assistance definitions -- I.
182-500-0065 Medical assistance definitions -- L.
182-500-0070 Medical assistance definitions -- M.
182-500-0075 Medical assistance definitions -- N.
182-500-0080 Medical assistance definitions -- O.
182-500-0085 Medical assistance definitions -- P.
182-500-0090 Medical assistance definitions—Q.
182-500-0095 Medical assistance definitions -- R.
182-500-0100 Medical assistance definitions -- S.
182-500-0105 Medical assistance definitions -- T.
182-500-0110 Medical assistance definitions -- U.
182-500-0120 Medical assistance definitions--W.
 
182-501-0050 Healthcare general coverage. (Emergency rule effective 8/17/12.)
182-501-0060 Healthcare coverage--Program benefits packages--Scope of service categories. (Emergency rule effective 8/17/12.)
182-501-0065 Healthcare coverage -- Description of covered categories of service. (Emergency rule effective 8/17/12.)
182-501-0070 Healthcare coverage--Noncovered services.
182-501-0135 Patient review and coordination (PRC).
 
182-502-0160 Billing a client.
 
182-503-0001 Insurance affordability programs -- Overview.
182-503-0005 Washington apple health -- How to apply.
182-503-0010 Washington apple health -- Who can apply.
182-503-0040 Washington apple health-Interview requirements.
182-503-0050 Washington apple health -- Verification requirements.
182-503-0060 Washington apple health (WAH) -- Application processing times.
182-503-0070 Washington apple health (WAH) -- When coverage begins.
182-503-0080 Washington apple health -- Application denials and withdrawals.
182-503-0090 Washington apple health -- Exceptions to rule.
182-503-0100 Washington apple health -- Rights and responsibilities.
182-503-0110 Washington apple health -- Limited-English proficient (LEP) services.
182-503-0120 Washington apple health -- Equal access services.
182-503-0505 Washington apple health -- General eligibility requirements.
182-503-0510 Washington apple health -- Program summary.
182-503-0515 Washington apple health -- Social Security number requirements.
182-503-0520 Washington apple health -- Residency requirements -- Persons who are not residing in an institution.
182-503-0525 Washington apple health -- Residency requirements for an institutionalized person.
182-503-0530 Citizenship and alien status -- Definitions.
182-503-0535 Washington apple health -- Citizenship and alien status.
182-503-0540 Assignment of rights and cooperation.
182-503-0565 Washington apple health -- Age requirements for medical programs based on modified adjusted gross income (MAGI).
 
182-504-0005 Washington apple health -- Retroactive certification period.
182-504-0015 Washington apple health -- Certification periods for categorically needy programs.
182-504-0020 Certification periods for the noninstitutional medically needy (MN) program.
182-504-0025 Medicare savings program certification periods.
182-504-0035 Washington apple health -- Renewals.
182-504-0105 Washington apple health -- Changes that must be reported.
182-504-0110 Washington apple health -- When to report changes.
182-504-0120 Washington apple health -- Effective dates of changes.
182-504-0125 Washington apple health -- Effect of reported changes.
182-504-0130 Washington apple health -- Continued coverage pending an appeal.
 
182-505-0100 Washington apple health -- Monthly income standards based on the federal poverty level (FPL).
182-505-0115 Washington apple health -- Eligibility for pregnant women.
182-505-0117 Washington apple health -- Eligibility for pregnant minors.
182-505-0120 Breast and cervical cancer treatment program (BCCTP) for women--Client eligibility.
182-505-0210 Washington apple health -- Eligibility for children.
182-505-0211 WAC 182-505-0211 Washington apple health (WAH) – Foster Care.
182-505-0215 Washington apple health -- Premium-based children's program -- Purpose and scope.
182-505-0220 REPEALED -- Definitions for premium-based healthcare coverage under programs included in apple health for kids.
182-505-0225 Premium-based Washington apple health for kids -- Premium requirements.
182-505-0230 REPEALED -- Waiting period for premium-based healthcare coverage under programs included in apple health for kids following employer coverage.
182-505-0235 Washington apple health -- Premium-based children's program -- Order of payments.
182-505-0237 Premium-based Washington apple health for kids -- Other rules that apply.
182-505-0240 Washington apple health -- Parents and caretaker relatives.
182-505-0245 REPEALED -- Income and resource standards for family medical programs.
182-505-0250 Washington apple health -- MAGI-based adult medical.
182-505-0515 REPEALED -- Medical coverage resulting from a cash grant
 
182-506-0010 Medical assistance units (MAU) for MAGI-based Washington apple health programs.
182-506-0015 Medical assistance units for non-MAGI-based Washington apple health programs.
 
182-507-0110 Washington apple health -- Alien medical programs.
182-507-0115 Alien emergency medical program (AEM).
182-507-0120 Alien medical for dialysis and cancer treatment.
182-507-0125 State-funded long-term care services program.
182-507-0130 Refugee medical assistance (RMA)
182-507-0135 Immigration status requirements for refugee medical assistance (RMA).
 
182-508-0001 Washington apple health -- Coverage options for adults not eligible under modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) methodologies.
182-508-0005 Eligibility for medical care services.
182-508-0150 Enrollment cap for medical care services (MCS).
 
182-509-0001 Countable income for Washington apple health programs.
 
182-510-0001 Washington apple health -- Supplemental security income (SSI) and associated categorically needy (CN).
182-510-0005 What medical coverage does a Supplemental Security Income client, essential person, and an ineligible spouse get?
182-510-0010  What happens to my categorically needy (CN) medical coverage when my Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cash payment is terminated?
 
182-511-1000 Healthcare for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Program description.
182-511-1050 Healthcare for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Program requirements.
182-511-1060 Washington apple health -- Health care for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Income standard based on the federal poverty guidelines.
182-511-1100 Healthcare for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Retroactive coverage.
182-511-1150 Healthcare for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Disability requirements.
182-511-1200 Healthcare for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Employment requirements.
182-511-1250 Healthcare for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Premium payments.
 
182-512-0010 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) standards; SSI-related categorically needy income level (CNIL); and countable resource standards.
182-512-0050 SSI related medical -- General information
182-512-0100 SSI related medical -- Categorically needy (CN) medical eligibility.
182-512-0150 SSI-related medical -- Medically needy (MN) medical eligibility
182-512-0200 SSI related medical -- Definition of resources.
182-512-0250 SSI-related medical -- Ownership and availability of resources.
182-512-0260 SSI-related medical -- How to count a sponsor's resources.
182-512-0300 SSI related medical -- Resources eligibility.
182-512-0350 SSI-related medical -- Property and contracts excluded as resources.
182-512-0400 SSI-related medical -- Vehicles excluded as resources.
182-512-0450 SSI-related medical -- Life insurance excluded as a resource.
182-512-0500 SSI-related medical -- Burial funds, contracts and spaces excluded as resources.
182-512-0550 SSI-related medical -- All other excluded resources.
182-512-0600 SSI-related medical -- Definition of income.
182-512-0650 SSI-related medical -- Available income.
182-512-0700 SSI-related medical -- Income eligibility.
182-512-0750 SSI-related medical -- Countable unearned income.
182-512-0760 SSI-related medical -- Education assistance.
182-512-0770 SSI-related medical -- American Indian/Alaska Native benefits and payments.
182-512-0780 SSI-related medical -- Employment and training programs.
182-512-0785 SSI-related medical -- Effect of a sponsor's income
182-512-0790 SSI-related medical -- Exemption from sponsor deeming.
182-512-0795 SSI-related medical -- Budgeting a sponsor's income.
182-512-0800 SSI-related medical -- General Income Exclusions
182-512-0820 SSI-related medical -- Child-related income exclusions and allocations.
182-512-0840 SSI-related medical -- Work- and agency-related income exclusions.
182-512-0860 SSI-related medical -- Income exclusions under federal statute or other state laws.
182-512-0880 SSI-related medical -- Special income disregards.
182-512-0900 SSI-related medical -- Deeming and allocating of income.
182-512-0920 SSI-related medical -- Deeming/allocation of income from nonapplying spouse.
182-512-0940 SSI-related medical -- Deeming income from an ineligible parent(s) to a child applying for SSI-related medical.
182-512-0960 SSI-related medical -- Allocating income -- How the agency considers income and resources when determining eligibility for a person applying for noninstitutional medicaid when another household member is receiving institutional medicaid.
 
182-513-1300 Payment standard for persons in medical institutions.
182-513-1301 Definitions related to long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1305 Determining eligibility for non-institutional medical assistance in an alternate living facility (ALF)
182-513-1315 Eligibility for long-term care (institutional, home and community based (HCB) waiver, and hospice) services
182-513-1316 General Eligibility requirements for WAH long-term care programs
182-513-1317 Income and resource criteria for an institutionalized client
182-513-1318 Income and resource criteria for home and community based (HCB) waiver programs and hospice clients
182-513-1319 State-funded programs for noncitizen clients
182-513-1320 Determining institutional status for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1325 Determining available income for an SSI-related single client for long-term care (LTC) services (institutional, waiver or hospice).
182-513-1330 Determining available income for legally married couples for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1340 Determining excluded income for long-term care (LTC)
182-513-1345 Determining disregarded income for institutional or hospice services under the medically needy (MN) program
182-513-1350 Defining the resource standard and determining resource eligibility for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1363 Evaluating the transfer of an asset for clients found eligible for long-term care (LTC) services on or after 5/1/2006
182-513-1364 Evaluating the transfer of an asset made on or after April 1, 2003 for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1365 Evaluating the transfer of an asset made on or after March 1, 1997 for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1366 Evaluating the transfer of an asset made before March 1, 1997, for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1367 Hardship waivers for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1380 Determining a client's financial participation in the cost of care for long-term care (LTC) services
182-513-1395 Determining eligibility for institutional or hospice services for individuals living in a medical institution under the medically needy (MN) program
182-513-1396 Clients living in a fraternal, religious, or benevolent nursing facility
182-513-1397 Treatment of entrance fees of individuals residing in continuing care retirement communities
182-513-1400 Long-term care (LTC) partnership program (index)
182-513-1405 Definitions
182-513-1410 What qualifies as a LTC partnership policy?
182-513-1415 What assets can't be protected under the LTC partnership provisions?
182-513-1420 Who is eligible for asset protection under a partnership policy?
182-513-1425 When would I not qualify for LTC medicaid if I have a LTC partnership policy in pay status?
182-513-1430 What change of circumstances must I report when I have a LTC partnership policy paying a portion of my care?
182-513-1435 Will Washington recognize a LTC partnership policy purchased in another state?
182-513-1440 How many of my assets can be protected?
182-513-1445 How do I designate a protected asset and what proof is required?
182-513-1450 How does transfer of assets affect LTC partnership and medicaid eligibility?
182-513-1455 If I have protected assets under a LTC partnership policy, what happens after my death?
182-513-1500 Payment standard for persons in certain group living facilities.
 
182-514-0230 Washington apple health—MAGI-based long-term care program.
182-514-0235 Definitions.
182-514-0240 Washington apple health -- General eligibility requirements for MAGI-based long-term care program.
182-514-0245 Washington apple health—Resource eligibility for MAGI-based long-term care program.
182-514-0250 Washington apple health -- MAGI-based long-term care program for adults age twenty-one or older.
182-514-0255 Washington apple health -- MAGI-based long-term care program for young adults nineteen and twenty years of age.
182-514-0260 Washington apple health -- MAGI-based long-term care coverage for children eighteen years of age or younger.
182-514-0265 Washington apple health -- How the agency or its designee determines how much of an institutionalized person's income must be paid towards the cost of care for the MAGI-based long-term care program.
182-514-0270 When an involuntary commitment to Eastern or Western State Hospital is covered by medicaid.
 
182-515-1500 Payment standard for persons in certain group facilities
182-515-1505  Long-term care home and community based services and hospice
182-515-1506 What are the general eligibility requirements for home and community based (HCB) services authorized by home and community services (HCS) and hospice?
182-515-1507 What are the financial requirements for home and community based (HCB) services authorized by home and community services (HCS) when you are eligible for a non-institutional SSI-related categorically needy (CN) medicaid program?
182-515-1508 How does the department determine if you are financially eligible for home and community based (HCB) services authorized by HCS and hospice if you are not eligible for Medicaid under a categorically needy (CN) program listed in WAC 182-515-1507(1)?
182-515-1509 How does the department determine how much of my income I must pay towards the cost of my care if I am only eligible for home and community based (HCB) services under WAC 182-515-1508?
182-515-1510 Division of developmental disabilities administration (DDA) home and community based services waivers
182-515-1511 What are the general eligibility requirements for waiver services under the developmental disabilities administration (DDA) home and community based (HCB) waivers?
182-515-1512 What are the financial requirements for the DDA waiver services if I am eligible for Medicaid under the noninstitutional categorically needy program (CN)
182-515-1513 How does the department determine if I am financially eligible for DDA waiver service medical coverage if I am not eligible for Medicaid under a categorically needy program (CN) listed in WAC 182-515-1512 (1)?
182-515-1514 How does the department determine how much of my income I must pay towards the cost of my DDA waiver services if I am not eligible for Medicaid under a categorically needy program (CN) listed in WAC 182-515-1512 (1)?
182-515-1540 Medically needy residential waiver (MNRW) program
182-515-1550 Medically needy in-home waiver (MNIW)
 
182-516-0001 Definitions
182-516-0100 Trusts
182-516-0200 Annuities established prior to April 1, 2009
182-516-0201 Annuities established on or after April 1, 2009
182-516-0300 Life estates
 
182-517-0100 Medicare savings programs--Monthly income standards.
182-517-0300 Federal Medicare savings and state-funded Medicare buy-in programs.
182-517-0310 Eligibility for federal Medicare savings and state-funded Medicare buy-in programs
182-517-0320 Medicare savings and state-funded Medicare buy-in programs cover some client costs.
 
182-518-0005 Washington apple health -- Notice requirements -- General.
182-518-0010 Washington apple health -- Notice requirements approval and denial notices.
182-518-0015 Washington apple health -- Notice requirements for verification requests.
182-518-0020 Washington apple health -Notice requirements -- Renewals.
182-518-0025 Washington apple health -- Notice requirements -- Changes in and terminations of coverage.
182-518-0030 Washington apple health -- Notice requirements -- Electronic notices.
 
182-519-0050 Monthly income and countable resource standards for medically needy (MN).
182-519-0100 Eligibility for the medically needy program
182-519-0110 Spenddown of excess income for the medically needy program
 
182-520-0005 Washington apple health fraud referrals and overpayments.
182-520-0010 Washington apple health overpayments resulting from an administrative hearing.
 
182-523-0100 Medical extensions--Eligibility.
182-523-0130 Medical extensions - Redetermination.
 
182-526-0005 What is the purpose and scope of this chapter?
182-526-0010 What definitions apply to this chapter?
182-526-0015 Terms in the Administrative Procedure Act compared to this chapter.
182-526-0020 Good cause.
182-526-0025 Use and location of the office of administrative hearings
182-526-0030 Contacting the board of appeals.
182-526-0035 Calculating when a hearing deadline ends.
182-526-0040 Sending documents to another party, the office of administrative hearings, or to the board of appeals.
182-526-0045 Serving documents.
182-526-0070 Filing documents.
182-526-0080 Resolving a dispute with the health care authority.
182-526-0085 Determining if a hearing right exists.
182-526-0090 Authority to request a hearing.
182-526-0095 How to request a hearing.
182-526-0105 Required information for requesting a hearing.
182-526-0110 Process after a hearing is requested.
182-526-0112 Rescheduling a hearing.
182-526-0115 Withdrawing the request for hearing.
182-526-0120 Interpreter services for hearings.
182-526-0130 Limited-English-proficient parties--Notice requirements.
182-526-0135 Interpreters
182-526-0140 Waiving interpreter services.
182-526-0145 Interpreter requirements.
182-526-0150 Hearing decisions involving limited-English-proficient parties.
182-526-0155 Appellant's representation in the hearing.
182-526-0156 Legal assistance in the hearing process.
182-526-0157 Requirements to appear and represent a party in the administrative hearing process.
182-526-0170 Representation of the health care authority in the hearing process.
182-526-0175 Prehearing meetings.
182-526-0185 Settlement agreements.
182-526-0195 Prehearing conferences.
182-526-0200 Enrollee appeals of a managed care organization action.
182-526-0215 Authority of the administrative law judge when conducting a hearing.
182-526-0216 The authority of the administrative law judge and the review judge is limited.
182-526-0218 The authority of a review judge when conducting a hearing as a presiding officer.
182-526-0220 Rules and laws an administrative law judge and review judge must apply when conducting a hearing or making a decision.
182-526-0221 Using the index of significant decisions.
182-526-0230 Assigning an administrative law judge to a hearing.
182-526-0235 Requesting a different judge.
182-526-0240 Filing a motion of prejudice.
182-526-0245 Disqualifying an administrative law judge or review judge.
182-526-0250 Time requirements for notices issued by the office of administrative hearings.
182-526-0255 Notice of hearing.
182-526-0260 Amending the health care authority or managed care organization notice.
182-526-0265 Amending hearing requests.
182-526-0270 Mailing address changes.
182-526-0280 Requesting a continuance.
182-526-0285 Orders of dismissal.
182-526-0290 Retaining a hearing after an order of dismissal.
182-526-0310 Requesting a stay of the health care authority action.
182-526-0315 Requiring witnesses to testify or provide documents.
182-526-0320 Subpoenas.
182-526-0340 Hearing location.
182-526-0345 Administrative law judge present at the hearing.
182-526-0350 Recording the hearing.
182-526-0355 Persons who may attend the hearing.
182-526-0360 Changing how a hearing is held or how a witness appears at a hearing.
182-526-0370 Submitting documents for a telephonic hearing.
182-526-0375 Summary of the hearing process.
182-526-0380 Group hearing requests and withdrawals.
182-526-0387 Requesting that a hearing be consolidated or severed when multiple agencies are parties to the proceeding.
182-526-0390 Evidence.
182-526-0405 Stipulations.
182-526-0415 Exhibits.
182-526-0440 Judicial notice.
182-526-0450 Witness.
182-526-0480 Burden of proof.
182-526-0485 Standard of proof.
182-526-0495 Equitable estoppel.
182-526-0500 Hearing record.
182-526-0512 Contents of the hearing record.
182-526-0520 Information which must be included in the ALJ's initial order.
182-526-0525 When initial orders become final.
182-526-0530 How to correct or appeal an initial order.
182-526-0540 How clerical errors are corrected in the initial orders.
182-526-0545 How a party requests a corrected initial order.
182-526-0550 Deadline for a party to request a corrected initial order.
182-526-0555 Process after a party requests a corrected initial order.
182-526-0560 Review of an initial order by a review judge.
182-526-0565 Evidence a review judge considers in reviewing an initial order.
182-526-0570 Request for review of an initial order.
182-526-0575 How to request review of an initial order.
182-526-0580 Deadline for requesting review of an initial order by a review judge.
182-526-0590 Response to a request for review.
182-526-0595 Process after review response deadline.
182-526-0600 Authority of the review judge.
182-526-0605 Reconsideration of a final order by a review judge.
182-526-0620 Deadline for requesting reconsideration.
182-526-0630 Responding to a reconsideration request.
182-526-0635 Process after a party requests reconsideration.
182-526-0640 Judicial review of a final order.
182-526-0645 Deadline for petition for judicial review and filing requirements.
182-526-0647 Exhaustion of administrative remedies required.
182-526-0650 Service of petition for judicial review.
 
182-527-2700 Purpose
182-527-2730 Definitions
182-527-2733 Estate liability
182-527-2737 Deferring recovery.
182-527-2740 Age when recovery applies
182-527-2742 Services subject to recovery
182-527-2750 Delay of recovery for undue hardship
182-527-2754 Assets not subject to recovery and other limits on recovery
182-527-2790 Filing liens
182-527-2810 Life estates and joint tenancy
182-527-2820 Liens prior to death
182-527-2830 Request for notice of transfer or encumbrance
182-527-2840 Termination of request for notice of transfer or encumbrance
182-527-2850 Notice of transfer or encumbrance
182-527-2860 Interest assessed on past due debt
182-527-2870 Serving notice on the office of financial recovery (OFR)
 
182-532-0700 TAKE CHARGE program--Purpose (Emergency rule effective 10/1/2012)
182-532-0720 TAKE CHARGE program -- Eligibility. (Emergency rule effective 10/1/2012)
 
182-534-0100 EPSDT
 
182-538-0050 Definitions
182-538-0060 Managed care and choice.
182-538-0061 Voluntary enrollment into managed care -- Washington medicaid integration partnership (WMIP).
182-538-0063 Managed care for medical care services clients.
182-538-0065 Medicaid-eligible basic health (BH) enrollees.
 
388-002-0495 What is equitable estoppel?
 
388-106-0045 When will the department authorize my long-term care services?
 
388-271-0010 What are limited English proficient (LEP) services?
388-271-0020 What are the department's responsibilities in providing me with an interpreter?
388-271-0030 What are the department's responsibilities in providing me with written communication in my primary language?
 
388-273-0010 Purpose of the Washington Telephone Assistance Program
388-273-0020 Who may receive Washington Telephone Assistance Program (WTAP)?
388-273-0025 Benefits you receive as a WTAP participant.
388-273-0030 How You Can Apply for WTAP.
388-273-0035 What We Reimburse the Local Telephone Company.
 
388-310-1600 WorkFirst-Sanctions.
388-310-1650 WorkFirst--Child SafetyNet Payments.
 
388-400-0005 Who is eligible for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families?
388-400-0010 Who is eligible for State Family Assistance?
388-400-0030 Who is eligible for refugee cash assistance?
388-400-0040 Am I eligible for benefits through the Washington Basic Food program?
388-400-0045 If I am not eligible for federal benefits through Washington Basic Food Program because of my alien status, can I receive state-funded Basic Food?
388-400-0050 If I am not eligible for federal benefits through Washington Basic Food program because of my alien status, can I receive benefits through the state-funded food assistance program?
388-400-0055 Who is eligible for the Pregnant Women Assistance (PWA) program?
388-400-0060 Who is eligible for aged, blind, or disabled (ABD) cash assistance?
388-400-0065 Housing and Essential Needs (HEN)
388-400-0070 Who is eligible for referral to the Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) program?
 
388-404-0005 How does a child's age and attendance in school affect their eligibility for TANF and SFA?
388-404-0015 Definition of elderly person for food and cash assistance programs
 
388-406-0005 Can I apply for cash or Basic Food?
388-406-0010 How do I apply for cash assistance or Basic Food benefits?
388-406-0012 What is the date of my application and how does it affect my benefits?
388-406-0015 Can I get Basic Food right away?
388-406-0021 How does being a migrant or seasonal farmworker affect my application for Basic Food?
388-406-0030 Do I need to submit other information after I apply for benefits?
388-406-0035 How long does the department have to process my application?
388-406-0040 What happens if the processing of my application is delayed?
388-406-0045 Is there a good reason my application for cash assistance has not been processed?
388-406-0050 How do I know when my application is processed?
388-406-0055 When do my benefits start?
388-406-0056 When does my eligibility for referral to the Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) program begin
388-406-0060 What happens when my application is denied?
388-406-0065 Can I still get benefits even after my application is denied?
 
388-408-0005 What is a cash assistance unit?
388-408-0015 Who must be in my assistance unit?
388-408-0020 When am I not allowed to be in a TANF or SFA assistance unit?
388-408-0025 When can I choose who is in my TANF or SFA assistance unit?
388-408-0030 What children must be in the same TANF or SFA assistance unit?
388-408-0034 What is an assistance unit for Basic Food?
388-408-0035 Who is in my assistance unit for Basic Food?
388-408-0040 How does living in an institution affect my eligibility for Basic Food?
388-408-0045 Am I eligible for Basic Food if I live in a shelter for battered women and children?
388-408-0050 Does the department consider me as homeless for Basic Food benefits?
388-408-0060 Who is in my assistance unit for Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) cash assistance?
388-408-0070 Who is included in my assistance unit when the department determines eligibility for referral to the Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) program?
 
388-410-0001 What is a cash assistance overpayment?
388-410-0005 Cash assistance overpayment amount and liability
388-410-0010 Repayment of grant overpayment occurring prior to April 3, 1982, and resulting from department error
388-410-0015 Recovery of cash assistance overpayments by mandatory grant deduction
388-410-0020 What happens if I receive more Basic Food or WASHCAP benefits than I am supposed to receive?
388-410-0025 Am I responsible for an overpayment in my assistance unit?
388-410-0030 How does the department calculate and set up my Basic Food or WASHCAP overpayment?
388-410-0033 How and when does the department collect a Basic Food or WASHCAP overpayment?
388-410-0035 Are alien and alien sponsors jointly responsible for cash and food assistance overpayments?
388-410-0040 Cash and food assistance underpayments.
 
388-412-0005 General information about your cash benefits.
388-412-0010 Endorsing the warrant.
388-412-0015 General information about your food assistance allotments.
388-412-0020 When do I get my benefits?
388-412-0025 How do I receive my benefits?
388-412-0030 Returning a warrant.
388-412-0035 Loss, theft, destruction or nonreceipt of a warrant issued to clients and vendors.
388-412-0040 Can I get my benefits replaced?
388-412-0046 What is the purpose of DSHS cash and food assistance benefits and how can I use my benefits?
 
388-414-0001 Do I have to meet all eligibility requirements for Basic Food?
 
388-416-0005 How long can I get Basic Food?
 
388-418-0005 How will I know what changes to report?
388-418-0007 When do I have to report changes in my circumstances?
388-418-0011 What is a mid-certification review, and do I have to complete one in order to keep receiving benefits?
388-418-0020 How does the department determine the date a change affects my cash and Basic Food benefits?
 
388-420-0010 Alcohol and drug treatment centers.
 
388-422-0005 What happens to my child and spousal support when I get public assistance?
388-422-0010 Do I have to cooperate with the division of child support (DCS)?
388-422-0020 What if you are afraid that cooperating with the division of child support (DCS) may be dangerous for you or the child in your care?
388-422-0030 What happens if my support is more than my TANF or SFA cash benefit?
 
388-424-0001 Citizenship and alien status - Definitions
388-424-0006 Citizenship and alien status - Date of Entry
388-424-0007 Citizenship and alien status - Armed Services or Veteran Status
388-424-0008 Citizenship and alien status - Work Quarters
388-424-0009 Citizenship and alien status - Social Security Number (SSN) Requirements
388-424-0010 Citizenship and alien status - Eligibility for TANF.
388-424-0015 Immigrant eligibility restrictions for the State Family Assistance, ABD cash and PWA programs.
388-424-0020 How does my alien status impact my eligibility for federally-funded Basic Food benefits?
388-424-0025 How does my alien status impact my eligibility for state-funded benefits under the Washington Basic Food Program?
388-424-0030 How does my alien status impact my eligibility for state-funded benefits under the food assistance program?
 
388-426-0005 How do I make a complaint to the department?
 
388-428-0010 Request for address disclosure by a parent when a child is living with a nonparental caretaker
 
388-432-0005 Can I get help from DSHS for a family emergency without receiving monthly cash assistance?
 
388-434-0005 How often does the department review my eligibility for benefits?
388-434-0010 How do I get Basic Food benefits after my certification period has ended?
 
388-436-0002 If my family has an emergency, can I get help from DSHS to get or keep our housing or utilities?
388-436-0015 Consolidated emergency assistance program (CEAP).
388-436-0020 CEAP assistance unit composition.
388-436-0025 Eligibility conditions for CEAP--Job refusal.
388-436-0030 How does my eligibility for other possible cash benefits impact my eligibility for CEAP?
388-436-0035 Income and resources for CEAP.
388-436-0040 Excluded income and resources for CEAP.
388-436-0045 Income deductions for CEAP.
388-436-0050 Determining financial need and benefit amount for CEAP.
388-436-0055 What is the Disaster Cash Assistance Program (DCAP)?
388-436-0060 How much money can I receive from the Disaster Cash Assistance Program (DCAP)?
 
388-437-0001 Disaster food stamp program.
 
388-440-0001 Exception to rule.
388-440-0005 How am I informed of the decision my request to the department for an exception to rule?
 
388-442-0010 How does being a fleeing felon impact my eligibility for benefits?
 
388-444-0005 Am I required to work or look for work in order to be eligible for Basic Food?
388-444-0010 Who is exempt from work registration while receiving Basic Food?
388-444-0015 How can the Basic Food Employment and Training (BF E&T) program help me find work?
388-444-0020 REPEALED
388-444-0025 What expenses will the department pay to help me participate in BF E&T?
388-444-0030 Do I have to work to be eligible for Basic Food benefits if I am an able-bodied adult without dependents (ABAWD)?
388-444-0035 Who is exempt from ABAWD work requirements?
388-444-0040 Can I volunteer for an unpaid work program in order to meet the work requirements under WAC 388-444-0030?
388-444-0045 How does an ABAWD regain eligibility for Basic Food after being closed for the three-month limit?
388-444-0050 What is good cause for failing to meet Basic Food work requirements?
388-444-0055 What are the penalties if I refuse or fail to meet Basic Food work requirements?
388-444-0060 What is unsuitable employment for Basic Food work requirements?
388-444-0065 Am I eligible for Basic Food if I quit my job or reduce my work effort?
388-444-0070 What is good cause for quitting my job or reducing my work effort?
388-444-0075 What are the penalties if I quit a job or reduce my work effort without good cause?
 
388-446-0001 When does the department refer a cash or food assistance case for prosecution for fraud?
388-446-0005 Disqualification period for cash assistance
388-446-0010 TANF disqualification period for fraud convictions of misrepresenting interstate residence
388-446-0015 What is an Intentional program violation (IPV) and administrative disqualification hearings (ADH) for food assistance.
388-446-0020 What penalties will I receive if I break a food assistance rule on purpose?
 
388-447-0001 What are the incapacity requirements for referral to the Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) program?
388-447-0005 What evidence does the department consider to determine incapacity?
388-447-0010 What medical evidence do I need to provide?
388-447-0020 How does the department assign severity ratings to my impairments?
388-447-0030 Progressive Evaluation Process Step I - How does the department review the medical evidence required for an incapacity determination?
388-447-0040 Progressive Evaluation Process Step II - How does the department determine the severity of mental impairments?
388-447-0050 Progressive evaluation process step III — How does the department determine the severity of physical impairments?
388-447-0060 Progressive evaluation process step IV — How does the department determine the severity of multiple impairments?
388-447-0070 Progressive evaluation process step V — How does the department determine the impact of a mental impairment on my ability to function in a work environment?
388-447-0080 Progressive evaluation process step VI — How does the department determine the impact of a physical impairment on my ability to function in a work setting?
388-447-0090 Progressive evaluation process step VII — How does the department determine ability to perform past work?
388-447-0100 Progressive evaluation process Step VIII — How does the department determine ability to perform other work?
388-447-0110 When does my eligibility for referral to the housing and essential needs (HEN) program end?
388-447-0120 How does alcohol or drug dependence affect my eligibility for referral to the housing and essential needs (HEN) program?
 
388-449-0001 What are the disability requirements for the Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD) program?
388-449-0005 Sequential Evaluation Process Step 1 -- How does the department determine if you are performing substantial gainful employment?
388-449-0010 What evidence do we consider to determine disability?
388-449-0015 What medical evidence do I need to provide?
388-449-0020 How does the department evaluate functional capacity for mental health impairments?
388-449-0030 How does the department evaluate functional capacity for physical impairments?
388-449-0035 How does the department assign severity ratings to my impairment?
388-449-0040 How does the department determine the severity of mental impairments?
388-449-0045 How does the department determine the severity of physical impairments?
388-449-0050 How does the department determine the severity of multiple impairments?
388-449-0060 Sequential Evaluation Process step II - How does the department review medical evidence to determine if I am eligible for benefits?
388-449-0070 Sequential Evaluation Process step III — How does the department determine if you meet SSA listing of impairments criteria?
388-449-0080 Sequential Evaluation Process step IV — How does the department evaluate if I am able to perform relevant past work?
388-449-0100 Sequential Evaluation Process step V — How does the department evaluate if I can perform other work when determining disability?
388-449-0150 When does my eligibility for the Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) cash benefits end?
388-449-0200 Am I eligible for cash assistance for Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) while waiting for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
388-449-0210 What is interim assistance and how do I assign it to the department?
388-449-0220 How does alcohol or drug dependence affect my eligibility for the ABD cash and Pregnant Women Assistance programs?
388-449-0225 Am I required to participate in vocational rehabilitation services if I receive an ABD cash grant?
 
388-450-0005 How does the department decide if I own a type of income and if this income is available to meet my needs?
388-450-0010 The department takes some or all of your time-loss benefits if you get cash assistance while waiting for your claim to be processed
388-450-0015 What types of income are not used when figuring out my benefits?
388-450-0025 What is unearned income?
388-450-0030 What is earned income?
388-450-0035 Educational Benefits
388-450-0040 Native American benefits and payments.
388-450-0045 How do we count income from employment and training programs?
388-450-0050 How does your participation in the community jobs (CJ) program affect your cash assistance and Basic Food benefits?
388-450-0055 How does needs-based assistance from other agencies or organizations count against my benefits?
388-450-0065 Gifts - Cash and noncash.
388-450-0070 How do we count the earned income of a child?
388-450-0080 What is self-employment income?
388-450-0085 Does the department count all of my self-employment income to determine if I am eligible for benefits?
388-450-0095 Allocating income--General.
388-450-0100 Allocating income--Definitions.
388-450-0105 Allocating the income of a financially responsible person included in the assistance unit.
388-450-0106 How does the department count my income if someone in my family cannot get assistance because of their alien status?
388-450-0112 Does the department allocate the income of an ABD cash client to legal dependents?
388-450-0113 Does the department allocate income of a housing and essential needs (HEN) referral recipient to legal dependents?
388-450-0115 Does the department allocate the income of a financially responsible person who is excluded from the assistance unit?
388-450-0116 How does the department count my income if I cannot get assistance because I am an alien ?
388-450-0120 Does the department allocate the income of financially responsible parents to a pregnant or parenting minor?
388-450-0130 Does the department allocate the income of a nonapplying spouse to a caretaker relative?
388-450-0137 Does the department allocate income of an ineligible spouse to an ABD cash client?
388-450-0138 Does the department allocate income of an ineligible spouse to a housing and essential needs (HEN) referral recipient?
388-450-0140 How does the income of an ineligible assistance unit member affect my eligibility and benefits for Basic Food?
388-450-0145 Income of a person who is not a member of a food assistance unit.
388-450-0155 How does being a sponsored immigrant affect my eligibility for cash and food assistance programs?
388-450-0156 When am I exempt from deeming?
388-450-0160 How does the department decide how much of my sponsor's income to count against my benefits?
388-450-0162 How does the department count my income to determine if my assistance unit is eligible and how does the department calculate the amount of my cash and Basic Food benefits?
388-450-0165 Gross earned income limit for TANF / SFA.
388-450-0170 Does the department provide an earned income deduction as an incentive for persons who receive TANF/SFA to work?
388-450-0177 Does the department offer an income deduction for the ABD cash program as an incentive for clients to work?
388-450-0178 Does the department offer an income deduction for housing and essential needs (HEN) referral applicants and recipients as an incentive to work?
388-450-0185 What income deductions does the department allow when determining if I am eligible for food benefits and the amount of my monthly benefits?
388-450-0190 How does the department figure my shelter cost income deduction for Basic Food?
388-450-0195 Does the department use my utility costs when calculating my Basic Food or WASHCAP benefits?
388-450-0200 Will the medical expenses of elderly persons or individuals with disabilities in my assistance unit be used as an income deduction for Basic Food?
388-450-0215 How does the department estimate my assistance unit's income to determine my eligibility and benefits?
388-450-0225 How are my assistance unit's benefits calculated for the first month I am eligible for cash assistance?
388-450-0230 What income does the department count in the month I apply for Basic Food when my assistance unit is destitute?
388-450-0245 When are my benefits suspended?
 
388-452-0005 Do I have to be interviewed in order to get benefits?
388-452-0010 What does the family violence amendment mean for TANF recipients?
 
388-454-0005 Can I get TANF or SFA benefits for the child living with me?
388-454-0006 The department makes background checks on adults who are acting in place of a parent without court-ordered custody.
388-454-0010 Do I have to be related to a child in order to get TANF or SFA for the child?
388-454-0015 Temporary absence from the home
388-454-0020 Temporary absence to attend school or training
388-454-0025 The department notifies a child's parent when we approve assistance and the child is living with someone other than their parent
 
388-455-0005 How do lump sum payments affect benefits?
388-455-0010 When and how does the department treat lump sum payments as a resource for cash assistance programs?
388-455-0015 When and how does the department treat lump sum payments as income for cash assistance programs?
 
388-458-0002 The department of social and health services (DSHS) sends you letters to tell you about your case.
388-458-0006 DSHS sends you a letter when you withdraw your application.
388-458-0011 DSHS sends you a denial letter when you can't get benefits.
388-458-0016 DSHS sends you an approval letter when you can get benefits.
388-458-0020 You get a request letter when we need more information.
388-458-0025 We send you a change letter if the amount of benefits you are getting is changing.
388-458-0030 We send you a termination letter when your benefits stop.
388-458-0035 Why do you give me ten days notice before you reduce or stop my benefits?
388-458-0040 What happens if I ask for a fair hearing before the change happens?
388-458-0045 Will I get other kinds of letters?
 
388-460-0001 Who may be issued cash, child care, medical and Basic Food benefits?
388-460-0005 Can I choose someone to apply for Basic Food for my assistance unit?
388-460-0010 Do I have an authorized representative for Basic Food if I live in a treatment center or group home?
388-460-0015 Who will the department not allow as an authorized representative for Basic Food?
388-460-0020 Who is a protective payee?
388-460-0025 Who can be a protective payee?
388-460-0030 When is an emergency or temporary protective payee (TANF/SFA) used?
388-460-0035 When is a protective payee assigned for mismanagement of funds?
388-460-0040 When does the department assign a protective payee assigned to TANF/SFA or PWA pregnant or parenting minors?
388-460-0045 Are clients in WorkFirst sanction status assigned protective payees?
388-460-0050 When is a client transferred from a protective payee to guardianship?
388-460-0055 What are the protective payee's responsibilities?
388-460-0060 When are protective payee plans done?
388-460-0065 When is the protective payee status ended and how is a protective payee changed?
388-460-0070 What are your fair hearing rights regarding protective payment?
 
388-462-0010 Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) or State Family Assistance (SFA) eligibility for pregnant women.
388-462-0020 Breast and cervical cancer treatment program (BCCTP) for women--Client eligibility
 
388-464-0001 Am I required to cooperate with quality assurance?
 
388-466-0005 Immigration status requirements for refugee cash assistance
388-466-0120 Refugee cash assistance (RCA)
388-466-0140 Income and resources for refugee cash assistance eligibility
388-466-0150 Refugee employment and training services
 
388-468-0005 Residency
 
388-470-0005 How do resources affect my eligibility for cash assistance and Basic Food?
388-470-0012 Does the department look at the resources of people who are not getting benefits?
388-470-0045 How do my resources count toward the resource limits for cash assistance?
388-470-0055 How do my resources count toward the resource limit for basic food?
388-470-0060 How does the department decide how much of my sponsor's resources affect my eligibility for cash and food assistance?
388-470-0070 How vehicles are counted toward the resource limit for cash assistance.
388-470-0075 How is my vehicle counted for food assistance?
 
388-472-0005 What are my rights and responsibilities?
388-472-0010 What are necessary supplemental accommodation services (NSA)?
388-472-0020 How does the department decide if I am eligible for NSA services?
388-472-0030 How can I get NSA services?
388-472-0040 What are the department's responsibilities in giving NSA services to me?
388-472-0050 What if I don't accept or follow through with program requirements because I'm not able to or I don't understand them?
 
388-473-0010 What are ongoing additional requirements and how do I qualify?
388-473-0020 When do we authorize meals as an ongoing additional requirement?
388-473-0040 Food for service animals as an ongoing additional requirement.
388-473-0050 Telephone services as an ongoing additional requirement.
388-473-0060 Laundry as an ongoing additional requirement.
 
388-474-0001 What is Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and who can get it?
388-474-0010 How does being a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) client affect your cash assistance eligibility?
388-474-0012 What is a state supplemental payment and who can get it?
388-474-0020 What can an Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) cash assistance client expect when Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits begin?
 
388-476-0005 Social security number requirements.
 
388-478-0005 Cash assistance need and payment standards and grant maximum.
388-478-0010 Households with obligations to pay shelter costs.
388-478-0015 Need standards for cash assistance.
388-478-0020 Payment standards for TANF, SFA, and RCA.
388-478-0027 What are the payment standards for Pregnant Women Assistance (PWA)?
388-478-0033 What are the payment standards for Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) cash assistance?
388-478-0035 What are the maximum earned income limits for TANF, SFA, PWA, and RCA?
388-478-0050 Payment standards for ongoing additional requirements.
388-478-0055 How much do I get from my state supplemental payments (SSP)?
388-478-0057 Year-end adjustments to the SSI state supplement.
388-478-0060 What are the income limits and maximum benefit amounts for Basic Food?
388-478-0090 What are the monthly income limits for the Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) cash assistance and Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) Referral program?
 
388-480-0001 Does being on strike impact my eligibility for the Washington Basic Food Program?
 
388-482-0005 How does being a student of higher education impact my eligibility for the Washington Basic Food Program?
 
388-484-0005 There is a five year (sixty-month) time limit for TANF, SFA and GA-S cash assistance
388-484-0006 TANF/ SFA time limit extensions
388-484-0010 How does the five year (sixty-month) time limit for TANF, SFA and GA-S apply to adults living in Indian country?
 
388-486-0005 Unmarried pregnant or parenting minors - Required living arrangement
388-486-0010 Unmarried pregnant or parenting minors - Required school attendance
 
388-488-0005 Transfer of property to qualify for cash assistance
388-488-0010 Transfer of property to qualify for food assistance
 
388-489-0005 Who is Eligible for Transitional Food Assistance?
388-489-0010 How is my Transitional Food Assistance Benefit Calculated?
388-489-0015 How Long Will My Household Receive Transitional Food Assistance?
388-489-0020 Am I Required to Report Changes in My Household's Circumstances while on Transitional Food Assistance?
388-489-0022 What happens if I reapply for Basic Food while receiving transitional food assistance?
388-489-0025 Can My Transitional Food Assistance Benefits End before the End of My Five-Month Transition Period?
 
388-490-0005 The department requires proof before authorizing benefits for cash and Basic Food.
 
388-492-0020 What are WASHCAP food benefits and what do I need to know about WASHCAP?
388-492-0030 Who can get WASHCAP?
388-492-0040 Can I choose whether I get WASHCAP food benefits or Basic Food benefits?
388-492-0050 How do I apply for WASHCAP?
388-492-0060 How do I get my WASHCAP food benefits?
388-492-0070 How are my WASHCAP food benefits calculated?
388-492-0080 Where do I report changes?
388-492-0090 How often do my WASHCAP food benefits need to be reviewed?
388-492-0100 How is my eligibility for WASHCAP food benefits reviewed?
388-492-0110 What happens if my WASHCAP food benefits end?
388-492-0120 What happens to my WASHCAP benefits if I am disqualified?
388-492-0130 REPEALED
 
388-865-0217 Psychiatric indigent inpatient program.
Modification Date: October 24, 2014