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WAC 388-835-0055

What are the resident's rights if DSHS decides that they are no longer eligible for ICF/ID services?

(1) A resident, their guardian, next-of-kin, or responsible party must be informed by DSHS in writing thirty days before any redetermination of their eligibility for ICF/ID services takes place.
(2) The redetermination notice must include:
(a) The reasons for the proposed eligibility change;
(b) A statement that the resident or any other individual designated by the resident has a right to a conference with a DDA representative within thirty days of receipt of the notice;
(c) A statement that the resident has the right to request a hearing to contest the department's decision within thirty days of the notice;
(d) Information as to how a hearing can be requested;
(e) A statement that the resident has the right to be represented at the hearing by an authorized representative; and
(f) Information regarding the availability and location of legal services within the resident's community.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 44.04.280. WSR 15-09-069, § 388-835-0055, filed 4/15/15, effective 5/16/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.20.140. WSR 01-10-013, § 388-835-0055, filed 4/20/01, effective 5/21/01.]
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