WSR 18-09-073
[Filed April 17, 2018, 8:12 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-551-1010 Hospice programDefinitions, 182-551-1510 Rates methodology and payment method for hospice agencies, 182-551-1800 Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesGeneral, 182-551-1810 Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesClient eligibility, 182-551-1820 Pediatric palliative care (PPC) contactServices included and limitations to coverage, 182-551-1830 How to become a medicaid-approved pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination services provider, 182-551-1840 Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesProvider requirements, 182-551-1850 Pediatric palliative care (PPC) case management/coordination servicesRates methodology, 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 these rules to add palliative services for adults. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity of [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 Melinda Froud, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1408, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
April 17, 2018
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator