WSR 00-18-032

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)

[ Filed August 29, 2000, 4:38 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: August 29, 2000.

Purpose: MAA is establishing new chapters in WAC in order to concentrate most of the agency's rules in one area of Title 388 WAC. The rule in WAC 388-86-300 Chemical dependency outpatient services, is being moved into new WAC 388-556-0100. This rule has been rewritten to meet the clear-writing standards in the Governor's Executive Order 97-02.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 388-86-300 Chemical dependency outpatient services.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.035, and 74.50.055.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-14-045 on June 30, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

August 29, 2000

Marie Myerchin-Redifer, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit

2777.2
NEW SECTION
WAC 388-556-0100
Chemical dependency treatment services.

The department covers chemical dependency treatment services, as defined in chapter 388-805 WAC, for Medicaid and children's health clients. Coverage is limited to services performed by providers defined in WAC 388-502-0010.

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REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 388-86-300 Chemical dependency outpatient services.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office