WAC 182-511-1000 Health care for workers with disabilities (HWD) -- Program description.

Effective January 1, 2020

This section describes the apple health for workers with disabilities (HWD) program.

  1. The HWD program provides categorically needy (CN) scope of care as described in WAC 182-501-0060.
  2. The HWD program also provides long-term services and supports described in chapters 182-513 and 182-515 WAC for a client who meets the functional requirements for those programs, are approved for those services, and choose to enroll in HWD.
  3. The medicaid agency approves HWD coverage for twelve months effective the first of the month in which a person applies and meets program requirements. See WAC 182-511-1100 for retroactive coverage for months before the month of application.
  4. A person who is eligible for another medicaid program may choose not to participate in the HWD program.
  5. A person is not eligible for HWD coverage for a month in which the person received benefits under the medically needy (MN) program. 

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