(Community Health Services)
Effective Date of Rule: July 1, 2006.
Purpose: The health care authority will allocate funds that have been specifically appropriated by the legislature in the 2005-07 operating budget (ESSB 6090, section 213(8)), for dental residency programs operated by contractors with American Dental Association (ADA) accreditation. Support of this pilot project will increase access to oral health care for low income individuals.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.05.220.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-04-010 on January 20, 2006.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: March 10, 2006.
WAC 182-20-500 Dental residency pilot project. (1) The provisions of this section apply to organizations that wish to apply for funding to operate a dental residency program pursuant to the provisions of RCW 18.32.040.
(2) The authority will, upon request, supply to interested parties the application forms and information needed to apply for funding for a dental residency program.
(3) The forms shall require applicants to provide the following information:
(a) The applicant's name, address, and telephone number;
(b) A full description of the dental residency program to be funded;
(c) A brief statement of intent to apply for funding.
(4) Clinics that wish to apply for funding must meet the following criteria:
(a) Have American Dental Association (ADA) accreditation;
(b) Comply with the department of health's dental residency licensure requirements; and
(c) Operate a one-year advanced education in general dentistry residency (AEGD) program.
(5) The authority will allocate funds pursuant to written procedures which may be updated annually. The authority will, upon request, supply a copy of the allocation procedures to interested parties.