WSR 03-16-020

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed July 28, 2003, 4:10 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-538-060 Managed care and choice.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.450, 74.09.522.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To make the process of enrollment into Medicaid managed care more efficient and simplify the administrative process.

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 comment on draft material. For information about how to participate, contact the person listed below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ann Myers, Rules and Publications Section, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1345, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail myersea@dshs.wa.gov.

July 28, 2003

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office