WSR 16-07-072
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed March 17, 2016, 9:15 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to amend chapter 388-106 WAC, Long-term care services, and other related rules as may be required related to 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 WAC 388-106-1000 through 388-106-1055 to clarify the definition for nurse services intervention, define the scope of services to be authorized, and explain the necessity for documentation to support the required services.
Other related changes that arise during this rule making may be incorporated. Other related WAC chapters may need to be updated as a result of this rule making.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
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 Angel Sulivan, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2495, fax (360) 407-7582, TTY (360) 493-2637, e-mail
March 16, 2016
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator