WSR 07-02-021

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Health and Recovery Services Administration)

[ Filed December 21, 2006, 3:43 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is adopting new WAC sections for the chronic care management (CCM) program in chapter 388-557 WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.500, 74.09.520.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To incorporate into rule the health and recovery services administration's new CCM program.

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 Kathy Sayre, Rules Program Manager, P.O. Box 45504, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Mailstop 45504, Olympia, WA 98504-5504, phone (360) 725-1342, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail sayrek@dshs.wa.gov.

December 21, 2006

Andy Fernando, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office