WSR 05-13-131

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed June 20, 2005, 4:30 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-513-1360 Determining excluded resources for long-term care (LTC) services.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.500, and 74.09.530.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is repealing WAC 388-513-1360 in conjunction with the amendment of WAC 388-513-1350 filed as a separate CR-101 notice. The department is incorporating information from WAC 388-513-1360 into WAC 388-513-1350.

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 Lori Rolley, Medical Assistance Administration/EPACE, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone (360) 725-1304, fax (360) 664-0910, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail rollelj@dshs.wa.gov.

June 20, 2005

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office