PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is amending chapter 388-106 WAC, Long-term care services.
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 388-106-1445 and 388-106-1455 as follows:
|•||Updating how the individual budget amount is calculated after the new freedom participant is assigned a classification as a result of an assessment performed in CARE.|
|•||Updating how unused funds from new freedom individual budgets will be maintained and/or returned to the department.|
Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing these rules. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed below. At a later date, DSHS will file the proposed rules with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making and send the proposal to everyone currently on the mailing list and anyone else who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tiffany Sevruk, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2538, fax (360) 407-7582, TTY (360) 493-2637, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 16, 2009
Stephanie E. Schiller