WSR 10-09-099

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services)

[ Filed April 21, 2010, 9:07 a.m. , effective April 21, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: April 21, 2010.

Purpose: This emergency rule making is necessary to implement chapter 194, Laws of 2009, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approval to begin the new HCBS waiver as of May 1, 2009. A CR-101 was filed as WSR 08-19-112 on September 17, 2008. This emergency supersedes the emergency filed as WSR 09-18-059.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-845-0001, 388-845-0015, 388-845-0020, 388-845-0030, 388-845-0041, 388-845-0045, 388-845-0050, 388-845-0055, 388-845-0065, 388-845-0100, 388-845-0111, 388-845-0120, 388-845-0200, 388-845-0500, 388-845-0505, 388-845-0900, 388-845-0910, 388-845-1000, 388-845-1015, 388-845-1110, 388-845-1150, 388-845-1200, 388-845-1300, 388-845-1400, 388-845-1600, 388-845-1605, 388-845-1620, 388-845-1650, 388-845-1700, 388-845-1800, 388-845-1900, 388-845-2000, 388-845-2005, 388-845-2100, 388-845-2200, 388-845-3000, 388-845-3085, and 388-845-4005.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120, chapter 194, Laws of 2009; and section 205 (1)(i), chapter 329, Laws of 2008.

Other Authority: Title 71A RCW.

Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that state or federal law or federal rule or a federal deadline for state receipt of federal funds requires immediate adoption of a rule.

Reasons for this Finding: This emergency rule making is necessary to implement chapter 194, Laws of 2009, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approval to begin the new HCBS waiver May 1, 2009. A CR-101 was filed as WSR 08-19-112 on September 17, 2008. This emergency filing supersedes the emergency filed as WSR 09-18-059. The department has filed a CR-102 and is waiting for the public hearing to receive any additional comments from stakeholders.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 18, Amended 38, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 18, Amended 38, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: April 14, 2010.

Katherine I. Vasquez

Rules Coordinator

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 10-10 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office