Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

2020 HCS Management Bulletins

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MB# Issue Date Subject Type
H20-093 10/27/2020 Revised Standardized Home Care Agency Statement of Work and Monitoring Tool Policy and Procedure
H20-092 10/27/2020 Home Care Agency EVV System Implementation Requirements Policy and Procedure
H20-091 10/15/2020 Returning to regular business practices when a LTC workers certification has expired Policy and Procedure
H20-090 10/14/2020 New Method to Send Documents to the HCS Imaging Unit (HIU) Policy and Procedure
H20-089 10/14/2020 Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Review Underway Information
H20-088 10/08/2020 NAPIS Reporting Requirements and Timelines Information
H20-087 10/08/2020 Pneumococcal Vaccine Information Information
H20-086 10/08/2020 Seasonal Flu Information – Flu Vaccines for Adults and Children 2020-2021 Information
H20-085 10/07/2020 A-19A authorization for Nursing Assistant- Registered application Procedure
H20-084 09/30/2020 HCS Public Disclosure Change in Process Information
H20-083 09/30/2020 COVID Home Care Agency Rate Change 10-1-20 through 12-31-20 Information
H20-082 09/29/2020 Area Agencies on Aging Directory Update Information
H20-081 09/25/2020 Temporary adjustments to the Policy and Procedures Manual for Area Agency on Aging Operations (P&P Manual): Chapter 6 and Chapter 9 Policy and Procedure
H20-080 09/30/2020 MAC and TSOA Step 3 benefit level changes for Oct – Dec 2020 Policy and Procedure
H20-079 09/16/2020 CARE Change Control Information – Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Procedure
H20-078 09/21/2020 Training Authorizations (for Individual Providers) and policy regarding Payments to Agencies. Policy and Procedure
H20-077 09/09/2020 Enhanced Rate for Individual Providers (IPs) during the COVID-19 outbreak Information
H20-076 09/09/2020 2021 Area Plan Budget, 2021 Written Cost Allocation, and 7.01 Plan Progress Report Procedure
H20-075 09/23/2020 AFH POINT PREVALENCE COVID-19 TESTING Procedure
H20-074 09/03/2020 Department of Health COVID-19 Home Health/Home Care Guidance translated into 13 languages Information
H20-073 10/07/2020 Retainer Payments for specific Medicaid Service Providers--Adult Day Health (ADH) and Adult Day Care (ADC) during the COVID-19 outbreak Procedure
H20-072 10/07/2020 Retainer Payments for specific Medicaid Service Providers-- Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), Enhanced Services Facilities (ESFs), and Adult Family H Procedure
H20-071 08/14/2020 Revised Long-Term Care (LTC) Manual Chapter 4 Policy and Procedure
H20-070 08/07/2020 New Service Codes and Enhanced Rates for Medicaid Service Providers. During the COVID-19 outbreak Procedure
H20-069 08/06/2020 Amended 10-15-2020, HDM rate increase Procedure
H20-068 08/04/2020 Temporary Rate Changes for Home Care Agency Vendor Rate, Training Class Time, and Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) Respite AND New Billing Form Information
H20-067 08/04/2020 Revisions to Long-Term Care (LTC) Manual Chapter 15 B ALTSA and DDA section Policy and Procedure
H20-066 08/04/2020 New Long-Term Care Manual Chapter 27: Notices Policy and Procedure
H20-065 07/24/2020 CARE Change Control Information for the July 31, 2020 Release Procedure
H20-064 07/24/2020 Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) Procedure
H20-063 07/21/2020 Revised Long-Term Care (LTC) Manual Chapter 3 Policy and Procedure
H20-062 07/15/2020 Resources to Access Tele-health and Receive Remote Services Information
H20-061 07/10/2020 Reopening of training by SEIU 775 Benefits Group effective June 15, 2020 Information
H20-060 06/26/2020 July 1, 2020 Home and Community Services and Developmental Disabilities Administration Rates Policy and Procedure
H20-059 06/26/2020 Community Residential Capital Add-on Rates July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 Policy and Procedure
H20-058 06/23/2020 Rate Changes for Home Care Agency Vendor Rate, Training Class Time, and Family Caregiver Support Program Respite AND New Billing Forms Information
H20-057 06/30/2020 New Long-Term Care (LTC) Manual Chapter 5b Policy and Procedure
H20-056 06/17/2020 Revisions to Long-Term Care (LTC) Manual Chapters 7a, 7f, 8, 9b, 10, 22, and 30d Policy and Procedure
H20-054 06/17/2020 CARE Change Control Information Friday, June 26, 2020 Procedure
H20-053 06/09/2020 Revision of Home and Community Services Intake and Referral Form DSHS 10-570 Information
H20-052 06/09/2020 Streamlined Financial Eligibility for Individuals Discharging from Acute Care Hospitals Policy and Procedure
H20-051 06/09/2020 SFY21 State/Federal Interlocal Agreement Policy
H20-050 06/03/2020 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Ordering for Individual Providers (IPs) and Adult Family Homes (AFHs) Information
H20-049 06/03/2020 New PACE Service Area Spokane County Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Updates (available in King County and Spokane County) Policy and Procedure
H20-048 06/03/2020 2020 Older Americans Act (OAA) Funding, Budget Forms, and Instructions Policy and Procedure
H20-047 05/28/2020 Temporary Rate Changes for Home Care Agency Vendor Rate, Training Class Time, and Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) Respite AND New Billing Form Information
H20-046 05/28/2020 Relocation of the HCS Imaging Unit Information
H20-045 05/21/2020 COVID-19 Temporary Policy Flexibilities for Home Maintenance Allowance Policy and Procedure
H20-044 05/18/2020 MAC and TSOA Step 3 benefit level changes for May through June 2020 and beginning July 2020 Policy and Procedure
H20-043 05/15/2020 New Enhanced Rate and One-Time Payment for Individual Providers (IPs) during the COVID-19 outbreak Policy and Procedure
H20-042 05/15/2020 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding Procedure
H20-041 05/12/2020 Temporary Emergency Rule Changes Regarding Nurse Delegation Information
H20-040 05/11/2020 New communication form for Administrative Hearing Coordinators and revised Individual Provider Notices Information
H20-039 06/01/2020 Retainer Payments for specific Medicaid Service Providers--Adult Day Health (ADH) and Adult Day Care (ADC) during the COVID-19 outbreak Policy and Procedure
H20-038 05/04/2020 Delivery of Adult Day Care service during the COVID-19 emergency Policy and Procedure
H20-037 05/05/2020 New Service Codes and Enhanced Rates for Medicaid Service Providers - ALFs, ESFs, AFHs, CCGs, HDM, BSA, Supportive Housing, PDNs, NDs, Skilled Nursing Procedure
H20-036 06/01/2020 Retainer Payments for specific Medicaid Service Providers - Assisted Living Facilities, Enhanced Services Facilities, and Adult Family Homes during Procedure
H20-035 04/29/2020 Temporary flexibilities in Identification and Social Security card requirements for Individual Provider (IP) contracting Policy and Procedure
H20-034 04/22/2020 Case Management Client Resource Matching Software AIDA Artificial Intelligence Discharge Agent Information
H20-033 04/20/2020 Housework and Errands contract (1077XP) is now available for use in Medicaid Transformation Demonstration (MTD) programs (MAC and TSOA) Information
H20-032 04/22/2020 COVID 19 Temporary Alternate Method to Send Documents to the HCS Imaging Unit HIU Policy and Procedure
H20-031 04/20/2020 Temporary policy and contract changes to Home Delivered Meals (HDMs) through the COPES, New Freedom, 1115 MTD waiver programs and Roads to Com Policy and Procedure
H20-030 05/20/2020 COVID-19 Amended Medicaid Eligibility Flexibilities and Families First Coronavirus Response Act Policy and Procedure
H20-029 04/22/2020 Process for Coordinating with MCOs on Acute Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facility Discharges Procedure
H20-028 04/10/2020 Delivery of Skilled Nursing, Nurse Delegation and Private Duty Nursing services during the COVID-19 outbreak Policy and Procedure
H20-027 04/06/2020 Emergency food assistance supplements for March and April 2020 Policy and Procedure
H20-026 04/06/2020 Billing Process during the COVID-19 Outbreak for Community Choice Guiding, Client Training, Professional Support Specialists and Supportive Housing Pr Policy and Procedure
H20-025 03/31/2020 Medicaid Eligibility Flexibilities and Families First Coronavirus Response Act FINANCIAL ONLY Policy and Procedure
H20-024
Superseded
03/31/2020 COVID-19 Medicaid Eligibility Flexibilities and Families First Coronavirus Response Act Policy and Procedure
H20-023 03/30/2020 Delivery of Environmental Modifications (E-mods), Wellness Education (WE), Specialized Medical Equipment (SME), Assistive Technology (AT) and Personal Information
H20-022 03/24/2020 Governors Executive Order for Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers Policy and Procedure
H20-021 03/25/2020 Temporary Policy Changes for Individual Provider (IP) Contracting and Background Check Processes To Support Social Distancing Efforts Related to COVID Policy and Procedure
H20-020 05/21/2020 Revised Policies for Kinship Caregivers Support Program Procedure
H20-019 03/24/2020 Amended 4.10.20 Expanded Community Services (ECS) & Specialized Behavior Support (SBS) client visit billing process during the COVID-19 outbreak. Policy and Procedure
H20-018 04/23/2020 Amended Delivery of in-home personal care and Adult Day Health services during the COVID-19 outbreak Policy and Procedure
H20-017 03/16/2020 AMENDED 3-31-20 Assessment and care planning process during the COVID-19 outbreak Policy and Procedure
H20-016 03/16/2020 Amended 10-15-2020, Temporary Policy Changes for Long-Term Care Worker Qualifications Related to COVID-19 Policy and Procedure
H20-015 03/16/2020 Older Americans Act Nutrition Program-COVID-19 Response Policy and Procedure
H20-014 03/12/2020 CARE Change Control Information Friday, March 20, 2020 Procedure
H20-013 03/12/2020 Reallocation of State Fiscal Year 2020 State Funds Procedure
H20-012 03/06/2020 Public Charge rule information Information
H20-011 03/06/2020 Consumer Directed Employer Individual Provider and Client Outreach Information
H20-010 02/12/2020 Turning off creation of new LTC assessments in CARE Desktop Information
H20-009 02/10/2020 Revision to DSHS Form 15-447 – Resident Choice Regarding ALF Room Requirements Information
H20-008 02/04/2020 Negative Adjustment Functionality in the Individual ProviderOne (IPOne) Payment System Information
H20-007 01/23/2020 DSHS State Employee Character, Competence, and Suitability (CCS) Review Form Policy
H20-006 01/23/2020 Administrative Hearing Academy 2020 Training for DSHS/HCA Administrative Hearing Coordinators AHC Information
H20-005 01/06/2020 Long-Term CARE Manual Chapter 23A Social Services Monitoring Information
H20-004 01/06/2020 New Statewide HQ Contract Assistive Technology (AT) Procedure
H20-003 01/03/2020 January 2020 Changes with COLA Information
H20-002 01/03/2020 Rate Change for HCA vendor Rate, Training Class Time, & Family Caregiver Support Program Respite and New Billing for Agency Caregiver Training Information
H20-001 01/03/2020 Increase in MAC/TSOA step 3 benefit levels and TSOA income standard Information
Amended 03/24/2020 Amended 04.23.20 Delivery of in-home personal care and Adult Day Health services during the COVID-19 outbreak Policy and Procedure