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PDFWAC 388-71-0551

When may the department, AAA, or department designee terminate an individual provider's contract?

The department, AAA, or department designee may terminate an individual provider's contract to provide personal care services under this chapter or chapters 388-106 and 388-112 WAC if the provider's inadequate performance or inability to deliver quality care is jeopardizing the client's health, safety, or well-being. Examples include, but are not limited to:
(1) The provider's home care aide certification has been revoked;
(2) The provider's inadequate performance or inability to deliver quality care is jeopardizing the client's health, safety, or well-being;
(3) The department has determined that the provider lacks the character, competence or suitability necessary to protect the client's health, safety or well-being; and
(4) The provider has a disqualifying criminal conviction or a pending charge for a disqualifying crime under chapter 388-113 WAC or equivalent conviction or pending charge;
(5) The provider has been the subject of a negative action as described in WAC 388-71-0540; and
(6) The department, AAA or department designee may also terminate the individual provider's contract in accordance with the terms of the contract.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.39A.056. WSR 14-14-025, § 388-71-0551, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 13-02-023, § 388-71-0551, filed 12/20/12, effective 1/20/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.39A.010 and 74.39A.020. WSR 06-05-022, § 388-71-0551, filed 2/6/06, effective 3/9/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 43.20A.050, 43.43.842, 74.39A.090, 43.20A.710, 74.39.050, 43.43.830, 74.39.095. WSR 01-11-019, § 388-71-0551, filed 5/4/01, effective 6/4/01.]
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