Tailored supports for older adults (TSOA)Overview.

(1) The tailored supports for older adults (TSOA) program is a federally funded program approved under section 1115 of the Social Security Act. It enables the medicaid agency and the agency's designees to deliver person-centered long-term services and supports (LTSS) to a person who:
(a) Meets nursing facility level of care described in WAC 388-106-0355; and
(b) Meets the functional requirements under WAC 388-106-1900 through 388-106-1990.
(2) For the purposes of TSOA, the applicant is the person receiving care even though services may be authorized to the person providing care.
(3) TSOA does not provide Washington apple health coverage.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, 2016 1st sp.s. c 36 § 213 (1)(e), section 1115 of the Social Security Act, and 42 C.F.R. §§ 431.400 through 431.428. WSR 17-12-019, § 182-513-1610, filed 5/30/17, effective 7/1/17.]
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