December 5, 2023

Scheduled Hearing Dates: 
December 05, 2023 10:00am

Rule-Making Hearing Docket

Please note: The public hearing on December 5, 2023, will be held online for those interested in attending. Meeting details are as follows:

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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WACs 388-823-0600, 388-823-0610, 388-823-1005 & 388-823-1010

WAC 388-823-0600, How do I show that I have another neurological or other condition similar to intellectual disability?, 388-823-0610, If I have another neurological or other condition similar to intellectual disability, how do I meet the definition of substantial functional limitations?, 388-823-1005, When does my eligibility as a DDA client expire?, and 388-823-1010, When will DDA review my eligibility to determine if I continue to meet the eligibility requirements for DDA? DDA is amending these rules to implement House Bill 1407 (2023), make changes to the eligibility expiration processes, and clarify language in the eligibility review section.

Chantelle Diaz
(360) 407-1589

Preproposal filed as WSR 23-14-040
Proposed rules filed as WSR 23-22-002
Hearing Date:  December 5, 2023

WACs 388-845-0045, 388-845-1105, 388-845-1505 & 388-845-3062

WAC 388-845-0045, When there is capacity to add people to a waiver, how does DDA determine who will be enrolled?, 388-845-1105, Who is a qualified provider of stabilization services - crisis diversion bed?, 388-845-1505, Who are qualified providers of residential habilitation services for the core waiver?, and 388-845-3062, Who is required to sign the person-centered service plan and how can it be signed? DDA is amending these rules to align with amendments to home and community-based services waivers as approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Major changes include: adding a priority group for waiver enrollment; adding a new provider type for stabilization services; and adding signature options for person-centered service plans.

Chantelle Diaz
(360) 407-1589

Preproposal filed as WSR 23-14-035
Proposed rules filed as WSR 23-22-001
Hearing Date:  December 5, 2023

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Rules Coordinator

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit
PO Box 45850
Olympia, WA  98504-5850
Phone: (360) 664-6097
Fax: (360) 664-6185
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