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WAC 182-514-0270

Involuntary commitment to Eastern or Western State Hospital.

(1) A person who is involuntarily committed to Eastern or Western State Hospital under chapter 71.34 RCW is eligible for categorically needy (CN) coverage if the person:
(a) Is under age twenty-one;
(b) Meets institutional status under WAC 182-513-1320; and
(c) Has countable income below:
(i) Two hundred ten percent of the federal poverty level if under age nineteen; or
(ii) One hundred thirty-three percent of the federal poverty level if age nineteen or twenty.
(2) A person who is involuntarily committed or receives MAGI-based long-term care coverage at Eastern or Western State Hospital in the month of the person's twenty-first birthday and receives active inpatient psychiatric treatment that will likely continue through the person's twenty-first birthday, is eligible for CN coverage until:
(a) The facility discharges the person; or
(b) The end of the month in which the person turns twenty-two, whichever occurs first.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160. WSR 16-04-087, § 182-514-0270, filed 1/29/16, effective 2/29/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021 and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148), 42 C.F.R. §§ 431, 435, and 457, and 45 C.F.R. § 155. WSR 14-06-068, § 182-514-0270, filed 2/28/14, effective 3/31/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 74.09.035, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 36. WSR 12-19-051, amended and recodified as § 182-514-0270, filed 9/13/12, effective 10/14/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.530, and 42 C.F.R. 441.151. WSR 09-06-029, § 388-505-0270, filed 2/24/09, effective 3/27/09.]
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