WSR 16-01-014
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed December 4, 2015, 11:16 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 182-516 WAC, Trusts, annuities, and life estatesEffects on medical program; and other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, Section 1917 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396p).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Revisions to chapter 182-516 WAC are necessary to align state policy with federal law. The agency is adding language to chapter 182-516 WAC from Section 1917 of the Social Security Act and other sources regarding life estates, promissory notes, loans, trusts, and annuities.
During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity, update links and references, or update policy.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services - economic services administration, aging and disability supports administration, developmental disability services administration, behavioral health and service integration administration.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency welcomes the public to take part in developing this rule. If interested, contact the person identified below to receive an early rule draft to review. After the early review, the agency will send a notice of proposed rule making (CR-102) to everyone receiving this notice and 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 Sean Sullivan, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
December 4, 2015
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator