PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-535 WAC, Dental-related services.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.500, 74.09.520.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To update and clarify current policy regarding the children's dental program; to update and clarify other sections in the dental-related services chapter.
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 Kathy Sayre, Rules Program Manager, Medical Assistance Administration, P.O. Box 5533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1342, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, TDD 1-800-848-5429.
March 18, 2004
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit