WSR 14-12-077
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed June 3, 2014, 9:13 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-06-086.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: The department is repealing WAC 388-106-0745 through 388-106-0765, specifically the Washington medicaid integration partnership (WMIP).
Hearing Location(s): Office Building 2, Lookout Room, DSHS Headquarters, 1115 Washington, Olympia, WA 98504 (public parking at 11th and Jefferson. A map is available at, on July 8, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: Not earlier than July 9, 2014.
Submit Written Comments to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504 e-mail, fax (360) 664-6185, by 5 p.m. on July 8, 2014.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jennisha Johnson, DSHS rules consultant, by June 24, 2014, TTY (360) 664-6178 or (360) 664-6094 or by e-mail
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The department is repealing WAC 388-106-0745 through 388-106-0765, specifically the WMIP section, as this Snohomish County program will be ending on June 30, 2014. The health care authority (HCA) holds the contract with the Managed Care Organization that implements WMIP services in Snohomish County. The contract, and therefore the program, will expire on June 30, 2014. The aging and long-term support administration is coordinating with the HCA regarding the termination of this program.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose statement above.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of health and social services, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Debbie Johnson, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, (360) 725-2531.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The preparation of a small business economic impact statement is not required, as no new costs will be imposed on small businesses or nonprofits as a result of this rule amendment.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Rules are exempt per RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(v), rules the content of which is explicitly and specifically dictated by statute.
May 29, 2014
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 388-106-0745
What services may I receive under WMIP?
WAC 388-106-0750
Am I eligible to enroll in WMIP?
WAC 388-106-0755
How do I pay for WMIP services?
WAC 388-106-0760
How do I disenroll from WMIP?
WAC 388-106-0765
What is the fair hearing process for enrollee appeals of managed care organization actions?