WSR 04-01-192



(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed December 23, 2003, 4:17 p.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to:

Chapter 388-71 WAC, Home and community services and programs;
Chapter 388-72A WAC, Comprehensive assessment reporting evaluation (CARE) tool; and
Chapter 388-515 WAC, Alternate living -- Institutional medical.
     Amending other sections and adding new sections as needed.

     Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.09.700, 74.08.090, 74.04.050, and 74.09.575.

     Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: In establishing the medically needy (MN) in-home waiver program, the department will adopt rules to establish eligibility criteria, applicable income standards, specific waiver services, and amending other sections as needed to update program rules.

     Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMA), DSHS medical assistance administration.

     Process for Developing New Rule: The department welcomes public participation in the development of its rules. Information on now 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

December 23, 2003

Susan Bush

for Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser 


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