WSR 06-22-006

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Health and Recovery Services Administration)

(Medical Assistance)

[ Filed October 19, 2006, 4:17 p.m. , effective November 19, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: These rules are no longer needed because the disease management pilot program has been discontinued June 30, 2006. The department has plans to create a new chronic care management program next year based on the results of the disease management pilot program.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-557-5000, 388-557-5050, 388-557-5100, 388-557-5150, 388-557-5200, 388-557-5250, and 388-557-5300.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.500, and 74.09.530.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-15-100 on July 17, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 7.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 7.

Date Adopted: October 11, 2006.

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

3780.1
REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 388-557-5000 Disease management program -- General.
WAC 388-557-5050 Disease management program -- Definitions.
WAC 388-557-5100 Disease management program -- Client eligibility and assignment.
WAC 388-557-5150 Requirements for becoming an MAA-contracted disease management organization (DMO).
WAC 388-557-5200 MAA-contracted disease management organization (DMO) -- Confidentiality and data sharing.
WAC 388-557-5250 Disease management program -- Scope of services.
WAC 388-557-5300 Disease management program services -- Billing limits.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office