SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Purpose: Revises chapter 388-72A WAC, Comprehensive assessment reporting evaluation (CARE) tool, to include the CARE algorithm component in rule, incorporate CARE assessment criteria for children receiving state plan Medicaid personal care (MPC) services, and amend other sections as needed to update program rules.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-72A-0040 and 388-72A-0075; and amending WAC 388-72A-0010, 388-72A-0035, 388-72A-0055, 388-72A-0060, 388-72A-0065, 388-72A-0070, 388-72A-0080, 388-72A-0085, 388-72A-0090, and 388-72A-0095.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.09.520.
Other Authority: RCW 74.39A.090 and 74.39A.095.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-14-099 on July 6, 2004.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Proposed WAC 388-72A-0042 has been withdrawn and filed under supplemental proposal WSR 04-18-071.
WAC 388-72A-0035, clarifies the definition of personal hygiene. Menses is a type of perineum care.
WAC 388-72A-0060(2), clarifies that only one of the criteria applies. The permanent rule also incorporates amendments adopted as WSR 04-16-029.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 15, Amended 10, Repealed 2.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 15, Amended 10, Repealed 2.
Date Adopted: September 15, 2004.
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit
Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 04-20 issue of the Register.