WSR 04-17-106

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed August 17, 2004, 1:39 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-505-0220 Family medical eligibility.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.09.530.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is amending the rule to add language clarifying that an adult meeting all Medicaid criteria cannot be determined eligible for a family Medicaid program unless the household includes a child eligible for and receiving Medicaid.

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 Joanie Scotson, Program Manager, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone (360) 725-1330, fax (360) 664-0910, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail scotsjk@dshs.wa.gov.

August 16, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office