PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
(Public Employees Benefits Board)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Eligibility requirements for local government employees and dependents.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Health Care Authority will be reviewing eligibility in chapter 182-12 WAC to streamline administration of the Public Employees Benefits Board program.
Process for Developing New Rule: Stakeholder mailing and public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Barbara Scott, Health Care Authority, 676 Woodland Square Loop S.E., P.O. Box 42684, Olympia, WA 98504-2684, phone (360) 923-2642, fax (360) 923-2602.
March 12, 2004