WSR 18-01-105
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed December 19, 2017, 9:52 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend WAC 388-106-0010 What definitions apply to this chapter? and other related rules as may be required.
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 planning to amend WAC 388-106-0010 in order to clarify the definition of "informal support" to indicate that paid care givers may not be the source of informal support unless they are household or family members of a client, to provide further detail on the determination of self-performance for instrumental activities of daily living, and to clarify how cognitive performance is determined using the comprehensive assessment reporting evaluation tool. Other definitions in this section may also be amended for clarity and accuracy.
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 there [their] 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 360-438-8633, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
December 18, 2017
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator