WAC 182-515-1511 Home and community based (HCB) waiver services authorized by the developmental disabilities administration (DDA) - General eligibility.

Effective February 20, 2017

  1.  To be eligible for home and community based (HCB) waiver services authorized by the developmental disabilities administration (DDA), a person must:
    1. Meet specific program requirements under chapter 388-845 WAC;
    2. Be an eligible client of the DDA;
    3. Meet the disability criteria for the supplemental security income (SSI) program under WAC 182-512-0050;
    4. Need the level of care provided in an intermediate care facility for the intellectually disabled (ICF/ID);
    5. Have attained institutional status under WAC 182-513-1320;
    6. Be able to reside in the community and choose to do so as an alternative to living in an ICF/ID;
    7. Be assessed for HCB waiver services, be approved for a plan of care, and receive HCB waiver services under (a) of this subsection, and:
      1. Be able to live at home with HCB waiver services; or
      2. Live in a department-contracted facility with HCB waiver services, such as:
        1. A group home;
        2. A group training home;
        3. A child foster home, group home, or staffed residential facility;
        4. An adult family home (AFH); or
        5.  An adult residential care (ARC) facility.
      3.  Live in the person's own home with supported living services from a certified residential provider; or
      4. Live in the home of a contracted companion home provider.
  2.  A person is not eligible for home and community based (HCB) waiver services if the person:
    1. Is subject to a penalty period of ineligibility for the transfer of an asset under WAC 182-513-1363; or
    2.  Has a home with equity in excess of the requirements under WAC 182-513-1350.
  3. See WAC 182-513-1315 for rules used to determine countable resources, income, and eligibility standards for long-term care (LTC) services.
  4. Current income and resource standard charts are found at http://www.hca.wa.gov/free-or-low-cost-health-care/program-administration/program-standard-income-and-resources.

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