WSR 18-02-073
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed January 2, 2018, 10:57 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to repeal WAC 388-835-0150 When does DSHS require discharge and readmission of a resident? and amend or repeal any other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department proposes to repeal WAC 388-835-0150 in order to harmonize DSHS internal processes with guidance from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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 Chantelle Diaz, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone 360-407-1589, fax 360-407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
January 2, 2018
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator