February 27, 2018

Scheduled Hearing Dates: 
February 27, 2018 10:00am

Rule-Making Hearing Docket

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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WAC 388-97-1000

The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-97-1000 to extend the timeline for a Nursing Home to transmit required Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) information for its residents from ten to fourteen days, in order to match federal regulations.

Teva Weissman
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 17-21-087
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-03-147
Hearing Date: February 27, 2018

WAC 388-78A-2020

The department is amending WAC 388-78A-2020 to assure compliance with requirements of SSB 5600, which states the new definition of abuse to include exploitation of a vulnerable adult.  It also defines chemical, mechanical, and physical restraint.

Jeanette Childress
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 17-13-026
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-03-146
Hearing Date: February 27, 2018

WAC 388-823-0025, 0050

The proposed amendments to these rules align requirements with the Health Care Authority’s rules under Title 182 WAC, amend who can request a DDA eligibility determination, and clarify who is considered a Washington state resident. 

Chantelle Diaz
(360) 407-1589
Preproposal filed as WSR 17-23-160
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-03-138
Hearing Date: February 27, 2018

WAC 388-418-0020

Changes proposed under this filing amend WAC 388-418-0020 to provide clarity for public assistance recipients and prevent unnecessary overpayments regarding when recipients submit changes to their cases.

Ezra Paskus
(360) 725-4611
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 17-18-082
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-03-136
Hearing Date: February 27, 2018

WAC 388-25-0100

The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-25-0100 in order to no longer exclude any youth over the age of eighteen and to permit inclusion of the extended foster care population.

Michael Campbell
(509) 654-4940
Preproposal filed as WSR 17-23-091
Proposed rules filed as WSR 18-03-031
Hearing Date: February 27, 2018

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Rules Coordinator

Rules and Policies Assistance Unit
PO Box 45850
Olympia, WA  98504-5850
Phone: (360) 664-6097
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