WSR 04-19-140

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed September 22, 2004, 9:11 a.m. , effective October 23, 2004 ]


Purpose: WAC 246-323-990, residential treatment facilities for psychiatrically impaired children and youth (PICY), fees are increased to cover the cost of program operations as required RCW 43.70.250. The fee increase is 50%, to bring the fees on line with other categories of residential care facilities.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-323-990 Residential treatment facilities for psychiatrically impaired children and youth.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250.

Other Authority: RCW 71.12.470.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-14-066 on July 2, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 17, 2004.

Mary C. Selecky

OTS-7092.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-14-147, filed 7/2/03, effective 8/1/03)

WAC 246-323-990   Fees.   Residential treatment facilities for psychiatrically impaired children and youth (RTF-CY) licensed under chapter 71.12 RCW shall:

(1) Submit an annual fee of ((eighty-eight)) one hundred thirty-six dollars and ten cents for each bed space within the licensed bed capacity of the RTF-CY;

(2) Include all bed spaces and rooms complying with physical plant and movable equipment requirements of this chapter; and

(3) Set up twenty-four-hour assigned patient beds only within the licensed bed capacity approved by the department.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 03-14-147, 246-323-990, filed 7/2/03, effective 8/1/03; 02-16-068, 246-323-990, filed 8/5/02, effective 9/5/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 71.12.470, 43.70.110 and 43.70.250. 01-15-091, 246-323-990, filed 7/18/01, effective 8/18/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 71.12.470, 43.70.110, 43.70.250 and 43.208.020. 99-24-094, 246-323-990, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.110 and 43.20B.020. 95-12-097, 246-323-990, filed 6/7/95, effective 7/8/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 92-15-048 (Order 287), 246-323-990, filed 7/10/92, effective 8/10/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-02-050 (Order 122), 246-323-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91.]

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