WSR 04-01-087

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed December 16, 2003, 9:41 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to WAC 388-71-0203 LTC services -- Assessment of task self-performance and determination of required assistance; 388-71-0205 LTC services -- Service plan; and chapter 388-72A WAC, Comprehensive assessment reporting (CARE) tool. Amending other sections and adding new sections as needed.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Incorporating CARE assessment criteria for children receiving state plan Medicaid personal care (MPC) services and amending other sections as needed to update program rules.

Process for Developing New Rule: The department welcomes public participation in the development of its rules. Information on how to participate or receive notices about this rule may be obtained by contacting the person below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tiffany Sevruk, Home and Community Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, (360) 725-2538, fax (360) 407-7582, e-mail sevruta@dshs.wa.gov.

December 12, 2003

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office