PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chemical using pregnant (CUP) women program, WAC 388-533-0710 CUP client eligibility, 388-533-0720 CUP provider requirements, and 388-533-0730 CUP covered services.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.800.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To remove unnecessary barriers for clients to access services from CUP providers.
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, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail email@example.com.
October 25, 2004
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit