PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed October 2, 2018, 1:02 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend chapter 388-106 WAC, Long-term care services, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-106-1920 (1) and (2) to indicate that the maximum benefit level will be published on DSHS/ALTSA/HCS rates web site, and WAC 388-106-1933 to describe modifications made to the GetCare screening tool questions and risk level scores. Other related rule changes that arise during this rule making may be incorporated. Other related WAC sections may need to be updated as a result of this rule making.
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 Angel Sulivan, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone 360-725-2495, fax 360-407-7582, TTY 360-493-2637, email email@example.com.
October 2, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez