WSR 18-08-045
[Filed March 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-513-1330 Determining available income for legally married couples for long-term care (LTC) services; and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, 20 C.F.R. 416.1204 - Deeming of resources of the sponsor of an alien.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is modifying WAC 182-513-1330 to add WAC references for sponsored immigrants and how to determine if sponsors' income counts in determining benefits. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required to improve clarify [clarity] or update policy.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services/aging and long-term support administration.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency welcomes the public to take part in developing this rule. If interested, contact the person identified below to receive an early rule draft to review. After the early review, the agency will send a notice of proposed rule making (CR-102) to everyone receiving this notice and anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Vance Taylor, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1344, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
March 29, 2018
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator