WSR 16-09-047
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed April 15, 2016, 11:28 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-105-0005 The daily medicaid payment rates for clients assessed using the comprehensive assessment reporting evaluation (CARE) tool and who reside in adult family homes (AFH) and assisted living (AL) facilities contracted to provide assisted living, adult residential care (ARC), and enhanced adult residential care (EARC) services, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.39A.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The daily medicaid payment rates are changing per collective bargaining and the fiscal year 2017 state budget.
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 Elizabeth Pashley, Regulatory Advisor, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2447, fax (360) 725-2641, TTY 1-877-905-0454, e-mail
April 15, 2016
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator