WSR 18-07-089
[Filed March 20, 2018, 10:32 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 182-535 WAC, Dental-related services; chapter 182-535A WAC, Orthodontic services; and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160; SSB 5883, section 213 (1)(c), chapter 1, Laws of 2017.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is revising these rules to comply with legislation in SSB 5883 for providing dental services through managed care. The agency is also adding language in chapter 182-535 WAC for the coverage of teledentistry, as already allow [allowed] under WAC 182-531-1730.
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
March 20, 2018
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator