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What are the general eligibility requirements for waiver services under the division of developmental disabilities (DDD) home and community based services (HCBS) waivers?
(1) This section describes the general eligibility requirements for waiver services under the DDD home and community based services (HCBS) waivers.
(2) The requirements for services for DDD HCBS waivers are described in chapter 388-845
WAC. The department establishes eligibility for DDD HCBS waivers. To be eligible, you must:
(a) Be an eligible client of the division of developmental disabilities (DDD);
(b) Meet the disability criteria for the supplemental security income (SSI) program as described in WAC 182-512-0050
(c) Require the level of care provided in an intermediate care facility for the intellectually disabled (ICF/ID);
(d) Have attained institutional status as described in WAC 388-513-1320
(e) Be able to reside in the community and choose to do so as an alternative to living in an ICF/ID;
(f) Need waiver services as determined by your plan of care or individual support plan, and:
(i) Be able to live at home with waiver services; or
(ii) Live in a department contracted facility, which includes:
(A) A group home;
(B) Group training home;
(C) Child foster home, group home or staffed residential facility;
(D) Adult family home (AFH); or
(E) Adult residential care (ARC) facility.
(iii) Live in your own home with supported living services from a certified residential provider; or
(iv) Live in the home of a contracted companion home provider; and
(g) Be both medicaid eligible under the categorically needy program (CN) and be approved for services by the division of developmental disabilities.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.530, section 6014 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA), and 2010 1st sp.s. c 37 § 209(1). 12-21-091, § 388-515-1511, filed 10/22/12, effective 11/22/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.500, 74.09.530, and Washington state 2007-09 operating budget (SHB 1128). 08-11-083, § 388-515-1511, filed 5/20/08, effective 6/20/08.]