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WAC 170-290-0205

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Daily child care ratesLicensed or certified family home child care providers.

(1) Base rate. DSHS pays the lesser of the following to a licensed or certified family home child care provider:
(a) The provider's private pay rate for that child; or
(b) The maximum child care subsidy daily rate for that child as listed in the following table.
 
 
Infants
(Birth - 11 mos.)
Enhanced
Toddlers
(12 - 17 mos.)
Toddlers
(18 - 29 mos.)
Preschool (30 mos. - 6 yrs not attending kindergarten or school)
School-age
(5 - 12 yrs attending
kindergarten or school)
Region 1
Full-Day
Half-Day
$24.78
$12.38
$24.78
$12.38
$21.54
$10.77
$21.54
$10.77
$19.16
$ 9.58
Spokane County
Full-Day
Half-Day
$25.34
$12.67
$25.34
$12.67
$22.03
$11.02
$22.03
$11.02
$19.59
$ 9.79
Region 2
Full-Day
Half-Day
$26.16
$13.08
$26.16
$13.08
$22.75
$11.37
$20.35
$10.17
$20.35
$10.17
Region 3
Full-Day
Half-Day
$34.71
$17.36
$34.71
$17.36
$29.92
$14.96
$26.33
$13.17
$23.93
$11.97
Region 4
Full-Day
Half-Day
$40.84
$20.43
$40.84
$20.43
$35.51
$17.77
$29.92
$14.96
$28.72
$14.36
Region 5
Full-Day
Half-Day
$27.53
$13.77
$27.53
$13.77
$23.93
$11.97
$22.75
$11.37
$20.35
$10.17
Region 6
Full-Day
Half-Day
$27.53
$13.77
$27.53
$13.77
$23.93
$11.97
$23.93
$11.97
$22.75
$11.37
(2) The family home child care WAC 170-296A-0010 and 170-296A-5550 allows providers to care for children from birth up to and including the day before their thirteenth birthday.
(3) If the family home provider cares for a child who is thirteen or older, the provider must have a child-specific and time-limited exception and the child must meet the special needs requirement according to WAC 170-290-0220.
(4) DSHS pays family home child care providers at the licensed home rate regardless of their relation to the children (with the exception listed in subsection (5) of this section). Refer to subsection (1) and the five through twelve year age range column for comparisons.
(5) DSHS cannot pay family home child care providers to provide care for children in their care if the provider is:
(a) The child's biological, adoptive or step-parent;
(b) The child's legal guardian or the guardian's spouse or live-in partner; or
(c) Another adult acting in loco parentis or that adult's spouse or live-in partner.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070 and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 14-12-050, § 170-290-0205, filed 5/30/14, effective 6/30/14; WSR 13-21-113, § 170-290-0205, filed 10/22/13, effective 11/22/13. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 12-21-008, § 170-290-0205, filed 10/5/12, effective 11/5/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, 43.215.060 and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 12-11-025, § 170-290-0205, filed 5/8/12, effective 6/8/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, 2006 c 265, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 09-22-043, § 170-290-0205, filed 10/28/09, effective 12/1/09. WSR 08-08-047, recodified as § 170-290-0205, filed 3/27/08, effective 3/27/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.12.340, 74.13.085, and 2005 c 518 § 207(3). WSR 05-20-051, § 388-290-0205, filed 9/30/05, effective 11/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.12.340, 74.13.085, and 2003 1st sp.s. c 25. WSR 04-08-021 and 04-08-134, § 388-290-0205, filed 3/29/04 and 4/7/04, effective 5/28/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.13.085. WSR 02-12-069, § 388-290-0205, filed 5/31/02, effective 7/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050 and C.F.R. Parts 98 and 99 (Child Care Development Fund Rules). WSR 02-01-135, § 388-290-0205, filed 12/19/01, effective 1/19/02.]