WSR 17-23-073
[Filed November 13, 2017, 1:43 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-538-070 Payments to managed care organizations (MCOs), and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is amending WAC 182-538-070 Payments to managed care organizations (MCO), to align language regarding enhancement payments for MCO enrollees assigned to federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics with the agency's rules found in chapters 182-548 and 182-549 WAC. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional related changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency welcomes the public to take part in developing this rule. If interested, contact the person identified below to receive an early rule draft to review. After the early review, the agency will send a notice of proposed rule making (CR-102) to everyone receiving this notice and anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Katie Pounds, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1346, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
November 13, 2017
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator