SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Repealing WAC 388-519-0120 Spenddown -- Medically indigent
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Rules Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850 , AND RECEIVED BY 5:00 p.m., September 20, 2004.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The department is repealing this rule because the medically indigent program was eliminated by the legislature in the 2003-05 state operating budget (chapter 25, Laws of 2003 1st sp.s.).
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Repealing this rule, which supports a program that no longer exists, will eliminate the potential for confusion and misunderstanding.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 74.08.090, chapter 25, Laws of 2003 1st sp.s.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of Social and Health Services, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Wendy Forslin, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, (360) 725-1343.
July 1, 2004
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit3427.1
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 388-519-0120||Spenddown--Medically indigent program.|