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Chapter 388-825 WAC

Last Update: 6/24/14

DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES RULES

WAC Sections

Definitions.
What benefits do DDD paid services provide to me?
Am I eligible to receive paid services from DDD?
What services am I eligible to receive from DDD if I am under the age of eighteen, have been determined to meet DDD eligibility requirements, and I am in a dependency guardianship or foster care with children's administration?
What services does DDD authorize?
How will I know which paid services I will receive?
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS
What definitions apply to WAC 388-825-0600 through 388-825-0690 of this chapter?
Why are background checks done?
What service am I eligible for if I am under the age of three?
Who must have a Washington state and/or federal background check?
What is the process for obtaining a background check?
What is infant toddler early intervention program (ITEIP)?
Who must have background check renewals?
What happens if I do not comply with the background check requirement?
What services can infant toddler early intervention program (ITEIP) provide?
What does the background check cover?
Who pays for the background check?
What criminal convictions, pending crimes or negative actions will prohibit me from being contracted or authorized to work in a capacity that may involve unsupervised access to individuals with a developmental disability?
May an individual work in an unsupervised capacity with individuals with developmental disabilities when his or her background check reveals a conviction, pending charge or negative action that is not considered disqualifying per chapter 388-113 WAC or WAC 388-825-0640?
What does a character, competence and suitability review include?
How will I know if I have been disqualified by the background check?
Where do I find the program eligibility rules and service definitions for infant toddler early intervention program (ITEIP)?
May I appeal the department's decision to deny me a contract or authorization based on the results of the background check?
Is the background check information released to my employer or prospective employer?
What are medicaid state plan services?
May I receive a copy of my criminal background check results?
What is the purpose of the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire?
What medicaid state plan services can DDD authorize?
Who is responsible for approving the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire?
When are individuals eligible for the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire?
What services are provided under a home and community based services (HCBS) waiver?
When does the one hundred twenty-day provisional hire begin?
What services am I eligible for if I am enrolled in a DDD home and community based services (HCBS) waiver?
Where do I find information on DDD's home and community based services (HCBS) waiver services, eligibility rules and definitions?
What is a "state-only funded" service?
Am I eligible for state-only funded services?
If I am not on a DDD HCBS waiver, can I receive services that are available through the DDD HCBS waivers with state-only funding?
Can I receive state-only funded services that are not available in a DDD HCBS waiver?
What state-only funded services are authorized in DDD rules?
Is there a comprehensive list of waiver and state-only DDD services?
What are the limitations of state-only funded services or programs?
Does DDD provide out-of-home residential services that address the special needs of persons with developmental disabilities?
Where can I find more information about DDD contracted residential services?
What is a residential habilitation center (RHC)?
Am I eligible for residential habilitation center (RHC) services?
Can I receive a short term stay at a residential habilitation center (RHC)?
Can I request to receive services in an RHC?
Will I have to pay for the services DDD authorizes for me?
Are any of my expenses deducted from the income available to pay for my care in a licensed facility?
Does DDD provide guardianship services?
How will I be notified of decisions made by DDD?
Why does DDD need to send my notices and correspondence to someone else?
What if I do not want my DDD notices and correspondence sent to anyone else?
When will I receive written notice of decisions made by DDD?
What information will the notice include?
Am I given any advance notice of termination or reduction or eligibility or services?
When can I appeal department decisions through an administrative hearing process?
How do I request an administrative hearing?
How long do I have to file a request for an administrative hearing?
What if I need help to request an administrative hearing?
Who else can help me appeal a department decision?
Will my benefits continue if I request an administrative hearing?
When can the department proceed to take action during my appeal?
What are my appeal rights if I am appealing a decision to transfer me from a state residential habilitation center to the community?
Where can I find additional information about the appeal process?
What is the purpose of enhanced respite services?
Who is eligible to receive enhanced respite services?
How long am I eligible to receive enhanced respite services?
INDIVIDUAL PROVIDER AND AGENCY PROVIDER QUALIFICATIONS
What is the purpose of WAC 388-825-300 through 388-825-400?
What service providers are governed by the qualifications in these rules?
What are the qualifications for providers?
What is your responsibility when you hire an individual respite care, attendant care or personal care provider?
How does a person become an individual provider?
What are required skills and abilities for individuals and agencies contracted to provide respite care, personal care services through the medicaid personal care program or the DDD HCBS Basic, Basic Plus, CIIBS, or Core waivers, or attendant care services?
What is required for agencies wanting to provide care in the home of a person with developmental disabilities?
Is a background check required of a long-term care worker employed by a home care agency licensed by the department of health?
What is required for a provider to provide respite or residential service in their home?
What "related" providers are exempt from licensing?
Are there any educational requirements for individuals providing respite care, attendant care, or personal care services?
How does an individual terminate employment as a provider?
Are providers expected to report abuse, neglect, exploitation or financial exploitation?
What are the responsibilities of an individual or home care agency when employed to provide respite care, attendant care, or personal care services to a client?
When will the department deny payment for services of an individual or home care agency providing respite care, attendant care, or personal care services?
When may the department reject the client's choice of an individual respite care, attendant care or personal care provider?
When may the department terminate an individual respite care, attendant care, or personal care provider's contract?
When can the department otherwise terminate an individual's contract to provide respite care, attendant care, or personal care?
What are the client's rights if the department denies, terminates, or summarily suspends an individual's contract to provide respite care, attendant care, or personal care?
Does the provider of respite care, attendant care, or personal care have a right to a fair hearing?
Self-directed careWho must direct self-directed care?