WSR 15-04-018
[Filed January 26, 2015, 8:49 a.m.]
Title or Subject: Changes to the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) resulting from the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Effective Date: January 1, 2015.
Description: As provided by the ACA, the health care authority (HCA) will update CHIP to allow presumptive CHIP eligibility determinations to be made by qualifying hospitals. The update will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services through CHIP State Plan Amendment 15-0001.
For additional information, contact Kevin Cornell, CHIP Program Manager, HCA, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone (360) 725-1423, TDD/TTY (800) 204-6430, fax (360) 725-1158, e-mail