WSR 13-15-112
(Behavioral Health and Service Integration Administration)
[Filed July 22, 2013, 12:04 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Repeal of WAC 388-865-0217 Psychiatric indigent inpatient program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71.05.560, 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.08.090, and 74.09.530.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is repealing WAC 388-865-0217, effective December 31, 2013, because individuals eligible for the psychiatric indigent inpatient program may be considered newly eligible under the Affordable Care Act beginning January 1, 2014.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The department is coordinating the repeal of this rule with the health care authority.
Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone 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 Kathy Sayre, DBHR Rules Manager, P.O. Box 45330, Olympia, WA 98504-5330, phone (360) 725-1342, fax (360) 586-0341, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
July 17, 2013
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator