WSR 00-10-030

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed April 24, 2000, 3:25 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-478-0026 Excluded resources for family medical programs.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.04.057, 74.04.050, and 74.09.530.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed amendment is necessary to implement HB 2686.

Process for Developing New Rule: The department invites the interested public to review and provide input into the adopted language of this proposed WAC amendment. The department will distribute draft material for an internal and external review process. All comments are taken into consideration before issuance of final rule.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Joanie Scotson, Program Manager, Medical Assistance Administration, Mailstop 45534, Olympia, Washington 98504-5534, phone (360) 725-1330, fax (360) 664-0910, TDD 1-800-848-5429, e-mail SCOTSJK@DSHS.WA.GOV.

April 24, 2000

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office