Register April 2024 No. 820
Chapter DHS 10
Subchapter I — General Provisions
DHS 10.11   Authority and purpose.
DHS 10.12   Applicability.
DHS 10.13   Definitions.
Subchapter II — Aging and Disability Resource Centers
DHS 10.21   Contracting.
DHS 10.22   General requirements.
DHS 10.23   Standards for performance by resource centers.
DHS 10.24   Department responsibilities for monitoring resource center quality and operations.
Subchapter III — Access to the Family Care Benefit
DHS 10.31   Application and eligibility determination.
DHS 10.32   General conditions of eligibility.
DHS 10.33   Conditions of functional eligibility.
DHS 10.34   Financial eligibility and cost sharing.
DHS 10.35   Protections against spousal impoverishment.
DHS 10.36   Eligibility and entitlement.
DHS 10.37   Private pay individuals.
Subchapter IV — Family Care Benefit; Delivery Through Care Management Organizations (CMOs)
DHS 10.41   Family care services.
DHS 10.42   Certification and contracting.
DHS 10.43   CMO certification standards.
DHS 10.44   Standards for performance by CMOs.
DHS 10.45   Operational requirements for CMOs.
DHS 10.46   Department responsibilities for monitoring CMO quality and operations.
Subchapter V — Protection of Applicant, Eligible Person and Enrollee Rights
DHS 10.51   Client rights.
DHS 10.52   Required notifications.
DHS 10.53   Grievances and appeals.
DHS 10.54   Department reviews.
DHS 10.55   Fair hearing.
DHS 10.56   Continuation of services.
DHS 10.57   Cooperation with advocates.
Subchapter VI — Recovery of Paid Benefits
DHS 10.61   Recovery of incorrectly paid benefits.
DHS 10.62   Recovery of correctly paid benefits.
Subchapter VII — Assuring Timely Long-term Care Consultation
DHS 10.73   Information and referral requirements for long-term care facilities.
DHS 10.74   Requirements for resource centers.
Ch. DHS 10 Note Note: Chapter HFS 10 was created as an emergency rule effective February 1, 2000. Chapter HFS 10 was renumbered to chapter DHS 10 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2008 No. 635.
subch. I of ch. DHS 10 Subchapter I — General Provisions
DHS 10.11 DHS 10.11Authority and purpose. This chapter is promulgated under the authority of ss. 46.281 (1n) (b) 1., 46.286 (4) to (7), 46.287 (2) (a) 1. (intro.), 46.288, 50.02 (2) (d), and 227.11 (2) (a), Stats., to implement a program called family care that is designed to help families arrange for appropriate long-term care services for older family members and for adults with physical or developmental disabilities. The chapter does all the following:
DHS 10.11(1) (1)Establishes functional eligibility criteria for the family care benefit.
DHS 10.11(1m) (1m) Establishes financial eligibility criteria, entitlement criteria and cost sharing requirements for the family care benefit, including divestment of assets, treatment of trusts and spousal impoverishment protections.
DHS 10.11(2) (2)Establishes the procedures for applying for the family care benefit.
DHS 10.11(3) (3)Establishes standards for the performance of aging and disability resource centers.
DHS 10.11(4) (4)Establishes certification standards and standards for performance by care management organizations.
DHS 10.11(5) (5)Provides for the protection of applicants for the family care benefit and enrollees in care management organizations through appeal, grievance and fair hearing procedures.
DHS 10.11(6) (6)Provides for the recovery of correctly and incorrectly paid family care benefits.
DHS 10.11(7) (7)Establishes requirements for the provision of information about the family care program to prospective residents of long-term care facilities and for referrals to resource centers by long-term care facilities.
DHS 10.11 History History: Cr. Register, October, 2000, No. 538, eff. 11-1-00; correction in (intro.) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2008 No. 635; CR 22-026: am. (5) Register May 2023 No. 809, eff. 6-1-23; CR 23-046: am. (intro.), (1), cr. (1m), am. (7) Register April 2024 No. 820, eff. 5-1-24.
DHS 10.12 DHS 10.12Applicability. This chapter applies to all of the following:
DHS 10.12(1) (1)The department and its agents.
DHS 10.12(2) (2)County agencies designated by the department to determine financial eligibility for the family care benefit.
DHS 10.12(3) (3)All organizations seeking or holding contracts with the department to operate an aging and disability resource center or a care management organization.
DHS 10.12(4) (4)All persons applying to receive the family care benefit.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.