WSR 17-24-128
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed December 6, 2017, 11:46 a.m.]
Supplemental Notice to WSR 17-11-015.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 16-16-011.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: The department is proposing to create new sections in chapter 388-106 WAC, Long-term care services, for a new benefit package for medicaid alternative care (MAC) and tailored supports for older adults (TSOA).
Hearing Location(s): On January 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at Office Building 2, DSHS Headquarters, 1115 Washington, Olympia, WA 98504. Public parking at 11th and Jefferson. A map is available at
Date of Intended Adoption: Not earlier than January 24, 2018.
Submit Written Comments to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504, email, fax 360-664-6185, by 5:00 p.m., on January 23, 2018.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jeff Kildahl, DSHS rules consultant, phone 360-664-6092, fax 360-664-6185, TTY 711 relay service, email, by January 9, 2018.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Additional changes to the rules are being proposed under this supplemental as a result of comments received and additional internal review.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The department is proposing to create new sections in chapter 388-106 WAC, Long-term care services, for two new benefit packages for MAC and TSOA as part of Washington's medicaid transformation demonstration.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 74.08.390.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of social and health services, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Debbie Johnson, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, 360-725-2531.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Rules are exempt per RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(v), rules the content of which is explicitly and specifically dictated by statute.
This rule proposal, or portions of the proposal, is exempt from requirements of the Regulatory Fairness Act because the proposal:
Is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(3) as the rule content is explicitly and specifically dictated by statute.
November 27, 2017
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator
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