Disability Determination - Concurrent Disability / Incapacity Determination (CDID) Process

Revised on: April 17, 2024

WAC 388-449-0001 What are the disability requirements for the Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) program?

WAC 388-447-0001 What are the incapacity requirements for referral the Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) program?

Clarifying Information

  1. Under the concurrent disability/incapacity determination (CDID) process, the Department first attempts to obtain medical evidence necessary to determine eligibility for ABD cash assistance identified in WAC 388-449-0015.                                                                                                                                                   
  2. If an applicant does not meet ABD disability criteria outlined in WAC 388-449-0001 or does not provide medical evidence necessary for the Department to determine ABD eligibility within the forty-five (45) day standard of promptness, the Department considers eligibility for the HEN Referral program.
    1. Incapacity criteria for the HEN Referral program is outlined in WAC 388-447-0001.
  3. See Disability Determination - Review of Disability and Incapacity Determination - Review of Incapacity for ABD/HEN Referral Review information.


Related Procedures (Staff Only):

Determining ABD Eligibility after a Final Disability Determination

Disability and Incapacity Reviews

Determining a New or Worsening Condition after an ABD Termination