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WAC 388-71-06040

What definitions apply to WAC 388-71-06020 through 388-71-06165?

The following definitions apply to WAC 388-71-06020 through 388-71-06165:
"Applicant" is a person who is applying to be placed on the referral registry as an individual provider of personal care or respite care services.
"Consumer" means an adult or child with a functional or developmental disability who qualifies for personal care or respite care paid for through medicaid or state-only funds and chooses to use the referral registry to find and employ an individual provider. Consumer also includes an individual who is acting as a representative on behalf of the consumer.
"Department" or "DSHS" means the department of social and health services, including but not limited to the department's developmental disabilities administration and aging and long-term support administration.
"HCRR" means the home care referral registry.
"Individual provider"or "IP" means a person, including a personal aide, who is employed by a consumer and who has a contract with the department to provide personal care services or respite care services under chapter 388-71 or 388-825 WAC.
"Prospective IP" means someone who has met the initial requirements for employment under chapter 74.39A RCW, is placed on the referral registry, and is seeking employment but has not been matched with a consumer.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 14-13-062, § 388-71-06040, filed 6/12/14, effective 7/13/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 2010 c 37. WSR 11-13-009, § 388-71-06040, filed 6/3/11, effective 7/4/11.]
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