Pol-0180-1 Determining the Correct Region & Pay Rate for Licensed or Certified Providers

Effective date: 10/1/2018 | Last revised: 11/5/2018

See also: WAC 110-15-0180, WAC 110-15-0200, WAC 110-15-0205

Revisions: Policy Manual Revision Log

Policy

This policy applies when determining what region to authorize to a provider.

  1. There are 6 regions and Spokane County is separate. The county a provider is located in determines the region they are in except for child care centers in the following counties:

    Clark County is in Region 6 but paid at Region 3 rates

    Benton /Walla Walla counties are in Region 2 but paid Region 6 rates

    Whitman County is in Region 1 but paid at Region 6 rates

    Spokane County for special needs rates is paid at Region 1 rates

    Region 1 Region 2 Region 3 Region 4 Region 5 Region 6 Spokane

    Adams

    Asotin

    Chelan

    Douglas

    Ferry

    Garfield

    Grant

    Lincoln

    Okanogan

    Pend Oreille

    Stevens

    Whitman

    Benton

    Columbia

    Franklin

    Kittitas

    Walla Walla

    Yakima

    Whatcom

    Island

    San Juan

    Skagit

    Snohomish

    King

    Kitsap

    Pierce

    Clallam

    Cowlitz

    Grays Harbor

    Jefferson

    Klickitat

    Lewis

    Mason

    Pacific

    Skamania

    Thurston

    Wahkiakum

    Clark

    Spokane