WSR 04-04-096

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed February 3, 2004, 4:20 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-526 WAC, MAA administrative hearings.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: MAA is amending this WAC to better define the scope of this rule and to add procedural requirements to MAA's client hearing process.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: The department invites the interested public to review and provide input on the draft language of this rule. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed 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, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1344, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail sullikm@dshs.wa.gov, TDD 1-800-848-5429.

February 3, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office