WSR 10-19-057

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medicaid Purchasing Administration)

[ Filed September 14, 2010, 2:07 p.m. , effective October 15, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Correcting old terminology such as "medical assistance administration (MAA)" to "the department," "internal control number" to "a transaction control number," "medical identification card" to "services card," "foster care placement" to "in out-of-home placement," fixing errant WAC cross references, adding updated web site links, and removing erroneous addresses.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-501-0135, 388-501-0200, 388-502-0100, 388-502-0120, 388-502-0150, 388-502-0160, 388-502-0210, 388-502-0220, 388-531-0050, 388-531-0150, 388-531-0200, 388-531-0300, 388-531-0350, 388-531-0450, 388-531-0500, 388-531-0550, 388-531-0600, 388-531-0650, 388-531-0700, 388-531-0750, 388-531-0800, 388-531-0850, 388-531-0900, 388-531-0950, 388-531-1050, 388-531-1100, 388-531-1150, 388-531-1200, 388-531-1250, 388-531-1300, 388-531-1350, 388-531-1450, 388-531-1500, 388-531-1650, 388-531-1700, 388-531-1750, 388-531-1850, 388-531-1900, 388-532-730, 388-532-760, 388-534-0200, 388-539-0200, 388-539-0300, 388-539-0350, 388-551-1350, 388-553-100, 388-553-300, 388-553-400, and 388-556-0200.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-13-163 on June 23, 2010.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: WAC 388-551-1550 was removed from this filing. WAC 388-534-0200, the department removed all proposed changes of "EPSDT screens" to "EPSDT exams." The language will remain unchanged as "EPSDT screens."

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 49, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 49, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 10, 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 10-21 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office