Long-term services and supports (LTSS) manual

Post-eligibility index

Revised Date: 
September 12, 2014

Purpose: This section describes the process that is used to determine participation. This is also called the post-eligibility treatment of income (PETI). PETI only applies to institutional long term care services and Home and Community Based (HCB) Waivers.

Participation in a Medical Facility

Determining a client's financial participation in the cost of care for long-term care (LTC) services

WAC 182-513-1380. This section describes the post-eligibility treatment of income (PETI) process for determining participation for individuals residing in a medical institution such as a nursing home or DDA RHC.

Participation for HCB Waivers

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?

HCS HCB Waiver. WAC 182-515-1509. This section describes the post-eligibility treatment of income (PETI) process for determining participation for individuals receiving a HCB Waiver authorized by HCS.

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

DDA HCB Waiver WAC 182-515-1514.This section describes the post-eligibility treatment of income (PETI) process for determining participation for individuals receiving a HCB Waiver authorized by DDA.

Additional participation references and links