WSR 00-18-056

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed September 1, 2000, 11:11 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-529 WAC, Scope of medical services.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.08.090, 74.09.530.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule lists the medical services available to clients under the various medical programs that the department administers. This rule is being amended to bring it up to date with the current services and programs that are available to clients now.

Process for Developing New Rule: The department invites all interested parties to review and provide comments on the draft of this WAC. Draft material and information about how to participate are available by contacting the MAA representative identified below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kevin Sullivan, Rules Coordinator, Medical Assistance Administration, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1344, TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail sullikm@dshs.wa.gov.

September 1, 2000

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office