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December 10 , 2013        10:00 a.m. wheelchair accessible logo
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Rule Title/Subject Contact Person Washington State Register Citations

WAC 388-105-0005

The department is amending the rate table used to calculate the daily Medicaid rate for Adult Family Homes and Assisted Living Facilities contracted to provide Assisted Living, Adult Residential Care, and Enhanced Adult Residential Care. To comply with the budgetary directives put forth by the legislature in ESSB 5034 (2013-2015 Biennial Budget)

Elizabeth Pashley
(360) 725-2447
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 13-15-022
Proposed rules filed as WSR 13-22-038
Hearing date: December 10, 2013

WAC 388-106-0033

The department is adding a new section, WAC 388-106-0033, on applying for Long-term Care Services. The new WAC clarifies who is eligible to receive specialized dementia care services, consistent with the CARE assessment instrument.

Angel Sulivan
(360) 725-2495
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 13-15-132
Proposed rules filed as WSR 13-22-080
Hearing date: December 10, 2013

WAC 388-446-0020

The proposed anendments provide penalty information relating to breaking food assistance rules

Jenny Grayum
(360) 725-4583
Preproposal notice filed as WSR 13-13-078
Proposed rules filed as WSR 13-22-079
Hearing date: December 10, 2013

Contact the DSHS Rules Coordinator to:

Rules Coordinator  
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit Phone: (360) 664-6097
PO Box 45850 TTY: (360) 664-6178
Olympia, WA 98504 FAX: (360) 664-6185