PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 388-532 WAC, Family planning/family planning only/TAKE CHARGE.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 74.09.800.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Revisions to current rule are needed to clarify the language regarding reproductive health and to clarify the differences between family planning, family planning only, and the TAKE CHARGE program to assure they are congruent, clear, and concise.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department invites the interested public to review and provide input on the draft language of this rule. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Wendy Boedigheimer, MAA Rules Program Manager, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1306, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail email@example.com, TDD 1-800-848-5429.
May 27, 2004
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit