WSR 18-08-076
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed April 3, 2018, 2:54 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-105-0005 The daily medicaid payment rates for clients who have been assessed using the CARE tool and reside at an AFH or assisted living facility contracted to provide assisted living, adult residential care, or enhanced adult residential care services, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.39A.030 (3)(a).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-105-0005 in order to update rates in the table for all settings to reflect new rates that will be paid effective July 1, 2018.
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 of social and health services (DSHS) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to 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 Elizabeth Pashley, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-2447, fax 360-725-2641, TTY 1-877-905-0454, email, web site
April 3, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator