WSR 97-12-023

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

(Medical Assistance Administration)

(Public Assistance)

[Filed May 28, 1997, 4:45 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-513-1315.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090 and 42 CFR 435.1005.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Correctly define income for institutional eligibility.

Process for Developing New Rule: 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 45530, Olympia, WA 98504-5530, phone (360) 753-7462, FAX (360) 753-7315, TDD 1-800-848-5429, e-mail scotsjk@dshs.wa.gov.

May 28, 1997

Merry A. Kogut, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office