WSR 14-03-101
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed January 17, 2014, 3:38 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-550-5450 Supplemental distributions to approved trauma service centers and other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency plans to amend WAC 182-550-5450 to match State Plan Amendment 13-15, which makes designated trauma hospitals eligible to receive supplemental payments for trauma care services they provided to managed care enrollees.
During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Process for Developing New Rule: The health care authority (HCA) 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, HCA 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 Jason R. P. Crabbe, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
January 17, 2014
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator