2018 Draft Waiver Amendments

Draft waiver amendments for the Core Waiver and Community Protection Waiver are available for public comment June 14th through July 14th, 2018:

Proposed Changes to Core and Community Protection waivers with a proposed effective date of 1/1/19:

  • Adoption of a tiered-rate methodology for the payment of three provider types of Residential Habilitation services: Supported Living, Group Homes and Group Training Homes as directed by the Washington Legislature;
  • A description of the proposed tiered-rate methodology can be found in Appendix I-2a of the draft Core waiver amendment on pages 16-17 and in Appendix I-2a of the draft Community Protection waiver amendment on pages 16-17.

View the draft amendment for the Core Waiver (PDF) | View the draft amendment for the Community Protection Waiver (PDF)

Mail comments not later than June 16th, 2018 to: Bob Beckman, Developmental Disabilities Administration, PO Box 45310, Olympia WA 98504-5310 or email to: Bob.beckman@dshs.wa.gov