WSR 00-04-004

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 20, 2000, 11:00 a.m. ]

Shown below is the Department of Social and Health Services' Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda, by administration, for January 1, 2000, through June 30, 2000.

There may be more rule-making activity, not on the agenda, as a result of the reviews being done in accordance with the Governor's Executive Order 97-02.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

SEMI-ANNUAL RULE-MAKING AGENDA FOR 1/1/00 THROUGH 6/30/00


AGING AND ADULT SERVICES ADMINISTRATION



WAC Chapter or Section Number Purpose of rule being developed or amended.
WAC 388-15-650 through 662 To adopt rules on adult day services under chapter 388-71 WAC, using clear rule-writing standards.
WAC 388-15-610 To make the COPES program eligibility requirements identical to that of Medicaid nursing facility care, as required by federal regulations; to adopt rule under chapter 388-71 WAC, using clear rule-writing standards.
WAC 388-15-202, 388-15-203, 388-15-205 To amend methodologies and assessment tools for authorizing services; if necessary, to add definitions about self-directed care, as provided in ESHB 1880; to adopt rules under chapter 388-71 WAC, using clear rule-writing standards.
WAC 388-79-030, 388-79-040 and related sections in chapter 388-79 WAC. To amend rules on guardianship fees to establish a fixed maximum fee charged to Medicaid recipients who are required to participate in the cost of their long-term care; to preclude allowance of retroactive guardianship fees prior to the Medicaid recipient's eligibility for long-term care services.
WAC 388-71-XXX To develop rules on private-duty nursing that apply specifically to adult clients.
CHILDREN'S ADMINISTRATION
WAC 388-15-130 Social services for families, children, and adults -- Child protective services--Authority.
WAC 388-15-131 CPS special requirements for Indian children.
WAC 388-15-132 CPS acceptance of reports -- Eligibility.
WAC 388-15-134 CPS notification.
Chapter 388-15 WAC CPS, new sections, rules to review and amend findings of abuse and neglect if appropriate; notification of findings and appeal process.
WAC 388-15-150 Child foster care.
WAC 388-15-160 Adoption services.
WAC 388-15-170 General and seasonal day care services.
WAC 388-15-171 Subsidized child care for teen parents.
WAC 388-15-174 Subsidized child care for seasonal workers.
WAC 388-15-175 Child care for child protective services and child welfare services.
WAC 388-15-176 In-home/relative child care.
WAC 388-15-220 Homemaker services.
WAC 388-15-570 Family reconciliation services.
New chapter 388-25 WAC New sections on Indian child welfare program.
Chapter 388-60 WAC Domestic violence perpetrator program standards.
Chapter 388-70 WAC Child welfare services (CWS) -- Foster care -- Adoption services -- Services to unmarried parents; adoption support.
Chapter 388-73 WAC Child care agencies, rules regarding minimum licensing and certification requirements for residential programs.
Chapter 388-74 WAC Child welfare services, rules regarding complaint resolution.
Chapter 388-150 WAC Rules regarding minimum licensing requirements for child day care centers.
Chapter 388-151 WAC Rules regarding school-age child care minimum licensing requirements.
Chapter 388-155 WAC Rules regarding minimum licensing requirements for family child day care homes.
Chapter 388-160 WAC Rules regarding minimum licensing requirements for overnight youth shelters.
Chapter 388-165 WAC New chapter, rules regarding child care subsidy programs.
Chapter 388-330 WAC Rules regarding background inquiries.
WAC 440-44-025 and 440-44-026 Rule relating to fees (i. e., day care centers and family day care home licensing fees).
Chapter 248-554 WAC Shelters for victims of domestic violence.
ECONOMIC SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
WAC 388-490-0005 and related rules To clarify the department's mandates regarding verification requirements and establish a single state-wide standard.
NEW RULES To change mandates about lump sum payments, transfer of property and treatment of resources during eligibility determination to implement changes required by legislation.
NEW RULES To allow a client with earned income to submit a quarterly report in place of currently required face to face interviews.
WAC 388-450-0170, 388-478-0035, and 388-450-0175 To implement a deduction to be used when figuring eligibility for clients who are working and apply current income budgeting rules to GA clients to simplify eligibility rules.
WAC 388-424-0015 To eliminate current residency requirements for the state family assistance program.
HEALTH AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 275-25 WAC, new chapter 388-850 WAC To meet requirements of EO 97-02.
Chapter 275-26 WAC, new chapter 388-820 WAC To meet requirements of EO 97-02.
Chapter 275-27 WAC, new chapter 388-825 WAC To meet requirements of EO 97-02.
Chapter 275-31 WAC, new chapter 388-830 WAC To meet requirements of EO 97-02.
Chapter 275-38 WAC, new chapter 388-835 WAC To meet requirements of EO 97-02.
Chapter 275-41 WAC, new chapter 388-840 WAC To meet requirements of EO 97-02.
Chapter 275-54 WAC Regulatory improvement.
Chapter 275-55 WAC Regulatory improvement.
Chapter 275-57 WAC Regulatory improvement.
Chapter 275-59 WAC Response to legislation.
Chapter 388-240 WAC Review and amend as necessary per governor's executive order on regulatory improvement. Move to chapter 388-800 WAC per order of the DSHS secretary. Update rules for public assistance for how clients receive detoxification services and ADATSA services. Review outpatient limits.
Chapter 388-815 WAC Review and amend as necessary per governor's executive order on regulatory improvement. Rewrite drug free workplace regulations in clear rule-writing format.
WAC 388-890-105 Rule will be amended to correct application process.
WAC 388-890-175 Rule will be amended to correct examples of appropriate assistive technology devices.
WAC 388-890-290 Rule will be amended to include eyeglasses, etc. as a type of physical restoration service.
WAC 388-890-360 Rule will be amended to comply with DSHS WAC revisions on in-home/relative childcare.
WAC 388-890-675

Rule will be amended to correct the description of a realistic employment setting.
WAC 388-890-1165 Rule will be amended to correct a cross-reference to another WAC.
Chapter 440-22 WAC Review and amend as necessary per governor's executive order on regulatory improvement. Move to chapter 388-805 WAC per order of the DSHS secretary. Implement legislation that moves chemical dependency counselor credentialing to the Department of Health.
Chapter 440-44 WAC Repeal and add certification fee section to chapter 388-805 WAC.
WAC 490-500-110 Rule will be repealed and new rules proposed. (See new sections described below.)
WAC 490-500-520 Rule will be repealed and new rules proposed. (See new sections described below.)
New sections Recommendations are expected in late January that will include revisions to the standards for DVR service providers and DVR certification requirements.
JUVENILE REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 275-33 WAC, Transfer of juvenile offenders to the Department of Corrections To review the chapter and make any necessary amendments based on requirements of the executive orders.
Chapter 275-35 WAC, Consolidated juvenile services programs To review the chapter and make any necessary amendments based on requirements of the executive orders.
Chapter 275-37 WAC, Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration -- Rules, practices, and procedures Develop WAC as needed to meet requirements of SSB 5010, relating to sexual misconduct by employees of custodial agencies.
WAC 275-37-020 Rated bed capacity To review the WAC and make necessary amendments or repeal based on requirements of the executive orders.
Chapter 275-47 WAC, Collection of costs of support, treatment, and confinement of juveniles under RCW 13.40.220 To review the chapter and make any necessary amendments based on requirements of the executive orders.
Chapter 275-110 WAC, Impact account -- Criminal justice cost reimbursement To review the chapter and make any necessary amendments based on requirements of the executive orders.
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION
WAC 388-81-175 Audit dispute resolution -- Regulatory review and policy change.
WAC 388-81-200 Appeal of adverse department action -- Contractor/provider -- Regulatory and policy review.
WAC 388-86-012 Audiometric services--Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-017 Case management services -- Regulatory and policy review.
WAC 388-86-019 Chiropractic services -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-035 Family planning -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-055 Laboratory services -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-087 Personal care services -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-105 Voluntary agency -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-110 X-ray services -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-115 Medical care provided out-of-state -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-120 Medical care services -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-86-300 Chemical dependency outpatient services -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-87-019 Payment -- Chiropractic services -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-87-027 Services requiring prior approval -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-87-045 Payment -- Blood -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-87-060 Payment -- Extended care patient -- Coinsurance -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-87-200 Payment for jail inmates medical care -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-501-0125 Requirements for advance directives -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-501-0150 Confidential records -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-501-0180 Out-of-state medical care -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-502-0205 Civil rights -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-502-0210 Statistical data -- Vendor reports -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-502-0230 Fair hearing -- Providers -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1000 Pharmacy services -- MAA drug program -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1050 Pharmacy services -- Definitions -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1100 Pharmacy services -- Covered drugs and pharmaceutical supplies -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1150 Pharmacy services -- Noncovered drugs and pharmaceutical supplies -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1200 Pharmacy services -- Drug formulary -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1250 Pharmacy services -- Prior authorization -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1750 Pharmacy services -- Drugs and pharmaceutical supplies -- TPL -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1850 Pharmacy services -- Drug utilization and education council -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1900 Pharmacy services -- Drug use review -- Regulatory review.
WAC 388-530-1950 Pharmacy services -- Point-of-sale (POS) system/prospective drug utilization review (PRO-DUR) -- Regulatory review.
Chapter 388-547 WAC Ambulatory surgery centers, reorganizing existing rules into new chapter.
MANAGEMENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Chapter 388-08 WAC Practice and procedure -- Fair hearing. Rules will be reorganized, renumbered, and rewritten in question and answer format.

Marie Myerchin-Redifer

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office