WSR 09-14-084

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)

[ Filed June 30, 2009, 7:44 a.m. , effective July 1, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: July 1, 2009.

Purpose: The department is amending WAC 388-825-068 What medicaid state plan services can DDD authorize?, on an emergency basis to maintain consistency with changes being made to chapters 388-106 and 388-71 WAC as a result of 2009 legislation.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-825-068.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.040, 71A.14.030.

Other Authority: Washington state 2009-11 budget (ESHB 1244), section 205 (1)(j); and section 1915(i) of the Social Security Act.

Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that state or federal law or federal rule or a federal deadline for state receipt of federal funds requires immediate adoption of a rule; and that in order to implement the requirements or reductions in appropriations enacted in any budget for fiscal years 2009, 2010, or 2011, which necessitates the need for the immediate adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule, and that observing the time requirements of notice and opportunity to comment upon adoption of a permanent rule would be contrary to the fiscal needs or requirements of the agency.

Reasons for this Finding: This emergency rule implements changes made to adult day health in the medicaid state plan as of June 30, 2009, and the services changes made by the legislature in ESHB 1244, section 205 (1)(j). An initial public notice was filed March 10, 2009, as WSR 09-04-092.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 24, 2009.

Stephanie E. Schiller

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-11-072, filed 5/19/08, effective 6/19/08)

WAC 388-825-068   What medicaid state plan services can DDD authorize?   DDD ((can)) may authorize the following medicaid state plan services:

(1) Medicaid personal care, per chapter 388-106 WAC;

(2) Private duty nursing for adults age eighteen and older; per chapter 388-106 WAC;

(3) Private duty nursing for children under the age of eighteen, per WAC 388-551-3000;

(4) Adult day health for adults, per chapter 388-106 WAC ((388-106-0810 and 388-106-0815)); and

(5) ICF/MR services, per chapters 388-835 and 388-837 WAC.


((Medicaid State Plan Services))
((Adult day health


ICF/MR services


Medically intensive home care program for children


Private duty nursing for adults
))

((Medicaid personal care

In-home

Adult family home

Adult residential care))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.015, 71A.12.020, 71A.12.030, and Title 71A RCW. 08-11-072, 388-825-068, filed 5/19/08, effective 6/19/08.]

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