WAC 182-514-0270 Involuntary commitment to Eastern or Western State Hospital.

Effective February 29, 2016.

  1. A person who is involuntarily committed to Eastern or Western State Hospital under chapter 71.34 RCW is eligible for categorically needy (CN) coverage if the person:
    1. Is under age twenty-one;
    2. Meets institutional status under WAC 182-513-1320; and
    3. Has countable income below:
      1. Two hundred ten percent of the federal poverty level if under age nineteen; or
      2. One hundred thirty-three percent of the federal poverty level if age nineteen or twenty.
  2. A person who is involuntarily committed or receives MAGI-based long-term care coverage at Eastern or Western State Hospital in the month of the person's twenty-first birthday and receives active inpatient psychiatric treatment that will likely continue through the person's twenty-first birthday, is eligible for CN coverage until:
    1. The facility discharges the person; or
    2. The end of the month in which the person turns twenty-two, whichever occurs first.

This is a reprint of the official rule as published by the Office of the Code Reviser. If there are previous versions of this rule, they can be found using the Legislative Search page.