SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)
Date of Adoption: July 5, 2000.
Purpose: The department has established a new chapter for family planning services, chapter 388-532 WAC. The policies in the existing rule (WAC 388-86-035) have been incorporated into the new chapter, and have been written to meet the mandates in the Governor's Executive Order 97-02 on regulatory reform. WAC 388-86-035 is being repealed in order to avoid duplication.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-86-035.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, 74.09.800.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-11-093 on May 16, 2000.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 1. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
July 5, 2000
Edith M. Rice, Chief
Office of Legal Affairs2714.2
FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES
"Family planning services" means services, including the use of contraceptive techniques, that a client uses to plan the number and spacing of the client's children.
(1) The department informs eligible clients about available family planning services. This service includes, but is not limited to, information about the synthetic progestin capsule implant form of contraception.
(2) For eligible clients, the department provides the following services when needed in conjunction with family planning:
(a) Physicians' services;
(b) Advanced registered nurse practitioners' (ARNP) services;
(c) Clinic or hospital services;
(d) Laboratory services; and
(e) Contraceptive supplies and/or prescription drugs.
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 388-86-035||Family planning.|