WSR 22-17-082
[Filed August 17, 2022, 3:00 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-513-1625 Tailored supports for older adults (TSOA)Applications, 182-513-1635 Tailored supports for older adults (TSOA)Income eligibility, and 182-513-1640 Tailored supports for older adults (TSOA)Resource eligibility; other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Section 1115 of the Social Security Act; RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency anticipates filing rules to: (1) Revise the TSOA application process; and (2) upon CMS approval of the 1115 Renewal Application, amend rules regarding income and resource limits. During the course of this review, the health care authority may identify additional related changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services.
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 Melinda Froud, Rulemaking Questions, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1408, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication[s] relay service (TRS) 711, email, website; or Paige Lewis, Program Questions, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone 360-725-0757, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email, website
August 17, 2022
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator