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PDFWAC 388-829C-305

When must the companion home provider transfer the client's funds?

(1) If a client chooses a new service provider and the current provider manages the client's funds, the current provider must:
(a) Establish a written agreement with the client, before the client moves, that states the amount of money the provider may withhold to cover any unpaid bills and room and board;
(b) Provide to the client's case manager a copy of any agreement under subsection (1)(a) of this section;
(c) Give the client, and the client's legal representative if the client has one, a ledger of all known client funds;
(d) Transfer the funds to the client or the client's designee as soon as possible, but no more than thirty days after the client leaves the companion home;
(e) Give the new provider a ledger of all transferred client funds if the new provider manages the client's funds; and
(f) Obtain a written receipt for all transferred funds.
(2) If the companion home provider manages a client's funds and the client's whereabouts are unknown, the provider must transfer the client's funds no more than ninety days after notifying DDA the client's whereabouts are unknown to:
(a) The client's legal representative, if the client has one; or
(b) The department of revenue, unclaimed property.
(3) If the companion home provider manages the client's funds and the client dies, the provider must transfer the client's funds within ninety days to:
(a) The client's legal representative;
(b) The requesting governmental entity; or
(c) The DSHS office of financial recovery if the client does not have a legal heir.
(4) The Social Security Administration's requirements for managing the client's Social Security benefits take precedence over these rules for transferring client funds if:
(a) The service provider is the client's representative payee; and
(b) The Social Security Administration requirement conflicts with these rules.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.10.020 and 71A.12.040. WSR 18-22-106, ยง 388-829C-305, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18.]
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