WSR 22-03-090
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed January 18, 2022, 12:35 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is planning to amend new freedom waiver WAC 388-106-1400 through 388-106-1480.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.09.520.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The intent of this rule making is to amend new freedom WAC that have not be [been] updated since 2013. The department intends to update language that will enable participants to receive covered goods and services more timely, to clarify goods and services items that cannot be purchased under the new freedom program, and other minor language updates.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of social and health services (DSHS) welcomes the public to provide feedback in developing these rules. Anyone interested may contact the staff person identified below. Later, 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, phone 360-725-2495, fax 360-438-8633, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
January 18, 2022
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator