WSR 02-09-048

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed April 12, 2002, 3:55 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-532 WAC, Family planning services.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.09.800.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rules are needed to better identify medical assistance administration (MAA) clients who are eligible for family planning services; to state what family planning services will be available to the eligible clients; how the services will be delivered and how the service providers will be paid.

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 invites the interested public to review and provide input on the draft language of this rule. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Myra Davis, Medical Assistance Administration, Program Manager, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1325, e-mail davismm@dshs.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-9727, TDD 1-800-848-5429.

April 11, 2002

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Washington State Code Reviser's Office