PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed November 7, 2018, 9:22 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-96-905 Case mix accuracy review of MDS nursing facility resident assessments, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.46.800
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule no longer accurately reflects the proper terms or procedures for minimum data set accuracy reviews.
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 of social and health services (DSHS) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to 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 Elizabeth Pashley, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-2447, fax 360-725-2641, TTY 1-877-905-0454, email email@example.com, web site https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa/management-services-division/case-mix-washington-state-medicaid-nursing-home-payment.
November 6, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez