(1) The department shall obtain reimbursement under RCW 43.20B.330
, and 43.20B.370
for the cost of care of a person court-committed to a SPP to the extent of the person's ability to pay.
(2) The department shall calculate ability to pay and assess liability under WAC 388-855-0045
in order to permit the department to initiate cost of care collections.
(3) SCC shall fulfill its obligations under chapter 43.20
RCW by submitting relevant resident information on each resident who has been civilly committed under chapter 71.09
RCW to the DSHS office of financial recovery to determine the resident's ability to contribute to his or her cost of care.
(4) DSHS shall not reimburse attorneys for assisting residents in administrative hearings related to cost of care recovery actions by the department.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 71.09 RCW and RCW 72.01.090. 10-13-130, § 388-880-060, filed 6/22/10, effective 7/23/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 71.09.040(4). 03-23-022, § 388-880-060, filed 11/10/03, effective 12/11/03. 99-21-001, recodified as § 388-880-060, filed 10/6/99, effective 10/6/99. Statutory Authority: 1990 c 3. 90-17-120 (Order 3054), § 275-155-060, filed 8/21/90, effective 9/21/90.]