PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Utilization review of medical services.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.02.060.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule making is being initiated as a result of a petition (P.47) from the WorkSMART Institute. The commissioner will consider amending WAC 284-43-410 to clear up a conflict with a newly enacted statute.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Submit written comments by December 7, 2009, to Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, email@example.com.
November 12, 2009