PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is amending WAC 388-106-1000 through 388-106-1055, private duty nursing.
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: The department is amending rules to change the frequency of the comprehensive assessment reporting evaluation (CARE) assessment and skilled nursing task log.
Other policy changes that arise during this rule making may be incorporated. Other WAC chapters may need to be updated as a result of this rule making.
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) 438-8633, TTY (360) 493-2637, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 23, 2009
Stephanie E. Vaughn