WSR 04-14-097

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed July 6, 2004, 4:16 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-462-0015 Medical programs for pregnant women and any other related WACs.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Revising what is considered acceptable verification for pregnancy and also rewriting the WAC for clarity.

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 Wendy Forslin, Program Manager, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone (360) 725-1343, e-mail forslwc@dshs.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-0910, TTY 1-800-848-5429.

July 1, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

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