WSR 02-10-117

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Adult Services Administration)

[ Filed April 30, 2002, 4:34 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: April 24, 2002.

Purpose: Implements revisions of chapter 388-71 WAC requirements for staff orientation in Medicaid home care and processes for approval of instructors. New WAC 388-71-05936 as proposed in WSR 01-23-072 is being withdrawn. WAC 388-71-05936 as adopted was originally proposed as WAC 388-71-05937. Also, the department will publish a supplemental proposed rule-making notice and revised text of new WAC 388-71-05949, originally proposed as WAC 388-71-05950, which was amended as a result of public comments. The department will accept written comments and conduct a public hearing on revisions to this proposed rule.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-71-0525, 388-71-0530 and 388-71-0535; and amending WAC 388-71-0500, 388-71-0520, and 388-71-0540.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 74.39A RCW, long-term care services options -- Expansion.

Other Authority: Chapter 121, Laws of 2000.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 01-23-072 on November 20, 2001.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 02-11 issue of the Register.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 42, Amended 3, Repealed 3.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 42, Amended 3, Repealed 3; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

April 24, 2002

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 02-11 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office