WSR 07-12-068



(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed June 4, 2007, 1:29 p.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-513-1320 Determining institutional status for long-term care (LTC) services.

     Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, 74.09.500, 74.09.530, and 74.09.575.

     Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish:

DSHS is clarifying institutional status for person(s) under the age of eighteen receiving inpatient mental health treatment.
DSHS is clarifying institutional status for person(s) age eighteen through twenty in a psychiatric facility.
DSHS is correcting WAC references and clarifying language to match federal rules regarding institutional status.

     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 Lori Rolley, Home and Community Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2271, fax (360) 407-7582, e-mail

June 4, 2007

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

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