WSR 99-18-080

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed August 31, 1999, 4:32 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Increase fees for osteopathic medicine and surgery.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.70.250.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This program has a significant deficit from the precious biennium and is obligated to have sufficient funds to provide for current expenditures.

Process for Developing New Rule:

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Arlene Robertson, Program Manager, Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, P.O. Box 47870, Olympia, WA 98504-7870, phone (360) 236-4945, fax (360) 586-0745. The public and licensees may submit written comments or attend regular board meetings that this issue is on the agenda for discussion.

August 27, 1999

M. C. Selecky

Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office