WSR 04-07-061



(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed March 11, 2004, 4:31 p.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending private duty nursing rules in WAC 388-71-0900 through 388-71-0965 and related rules as appropriate.

     Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520; 42 C.F.R. 440.80.

     Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are necessary to clarify the intent of WAC 388-71-0900 through 388-71-0965. ASDA will coordinate rule development with DSHS - Medical Assistance, Children's Services and the Division of Developmental Disabilities.

     Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

     Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS invites the interested public to review and provide input on the development of these rules. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained by contacting the department representative below.

     Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sue McDonough, Aging and Disability Services Administration, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2533, TTY (800) 737-7931, fax (360) 438-8633, e-mail

March 9, 2004

Brian H. Lindgren, Manager

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit