WSR 07-12-066



(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed June 4, 2007, 1:23 p.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-106-0225 How do I pay for MPC (medicaid personal care)?

     Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520.

     Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: DSHS is amending WAC 388-106-0225 as follows:

Increasing the personal needs allowance (PNA) 3.3% due to the Washington state 2007-09 operating budget (SHB 1128).
Clarifying allowances for a GA-X client residing in an alternate living facility (ALF) that has earned income.
Clarifying a SSI related client determined medicaid eligible under WAC 388-513-1305 pays available income to an alternate living facility after allowing a PNA of $60.78.
Clarifying language and updating rules.

     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 Kristi Knudsen, Home and Community Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-3213, fax (360) 407-7582, e-mail

June 4, 2007

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

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