Except as otherwise provided in this
chapter, the department will pay the appropriate rate established under
multiplied by the number of days of care
provided for a child placed in a licensed foster home.
(b) The department will pay a foster parent
for the day of admission of the child, but not for the day of departure.
(c) For a child placed in a foster
home by the department, the department may authorize continued payment of the
base rate for a period up to 14 days if a child is absent from the home due to
a medical or psychiatric placement, hospitalization, a home visit, or
If a child is absent
from a home as described in (c) of this section, the department will
discontinue payment before the end of the 14-day period if the department
(1) decides not to return the child to the
(2) notifies the foster
parent of its decision; the department will discontinue payment on the date of
the notice to the foster parent.
(e) If a child's absence extends beyond 14
days, the department will authorize resumption of payment when the child
returns to the home.
department will authorize payment for an unapproved absence of a foster child
from the home without permission of the foster parents and the department for
up to five days only if the foster parent has notified the child's department
placement worker under
(g) The department will provide payment only
when the department placement worker has verified and certified eligibility for
and the appropriate amount of the payment.
7/1/90, Register 114; am 3/31/2005, Register 173; am 4/13/2011, Register 198;
am 12/10/2011, Register 200; am 8/1/2015,
215, October 2015