PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revising chapter 388-72A WAC, Comprehensive assessment reporting evaluation (CARE) tool; and other sections as needed.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing amendments to chapter 388-72A WAC to include the CARE algorithm component in rule and amend other sections as needed to update program rules.
Process for Developing New Rule: At a later date, the department will file a proposed rule and proposed rule-making notice for publication in the State Register, invite public comments and hold a public hearing. The proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list to receive rule-making notices on this subject, and to anyone who requests the proposal.
If you want to be added to the mailing list, or want information about the development of this rule, please contact the person listed below.
This notice and all DSHS rule-making notices, proposed rules and adopted rules are available on the internet at http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/msa/rpau/.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tiffany Sevruk, Home and Community Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, (360) 725-2538, fax (360) 407-7582, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 16, 2004
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit