WSR 09-06-074

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Order 09-01 -- Filed March 3, 2009, 9:06 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending WAC 182-25-090 (7)(a)(v) to clarify the process of disenrollment from the basic health program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 70.47.050.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To clarify the process by which an enrollee in the basic health program may be disenrolled from the program upon failure to comply with the recertification process. The process is provided in WAC 182-25-090 (7)(a)(v).

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Meetings with stakeholders, stakeholder mailings, collection and review of stakeholder comments, and public hearings.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Alyson Chase, Basic Health Communications Manager, P.O. Box 42683, Olympia, WA 98504-2683, phone (360) 923-2765, e-mail alyson.chase@hca.wa.gov. Information regarding this rule making will be posted on the agency web site at http://www.hca.wa.gov/laws/.

March 3, 2009

Jason Siems

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office