WSR 18-12-097
[Filed June 5, 2018, 2:19 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-513-1105 Personal needs allowance (PNA) and room and board standards in a medical institution and alternate living facility (ALF).
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160; HB [SHB] 2651, 65th legislature, 2018 regular session; ESSB 6032, Section 204 (2)(p) and Section 207(13), 2018 supplemental operating budget.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: HB [SHB] 2651 amends RCW 74.09.340 to increase the personal needs allowance for people in residential and institutional care settings. The agency is amending WAC 182-513-1105 to reflect the changes in HB [SHB] 2651.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services/aging and long-term support administration.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency welcomes the public to take part in developing this rule. If interested, contact the person identified below to receive an early rule draft to review. After the early review, the agency will send a notice of proposed rule making (CR-102) to everyone receiving this notice and 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 Vance Taylor, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1344, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
June 5, 2018
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator