WSR 18-09-111
[Filed April 18, 2018, 10:10 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 182-538 WAC, Managed care.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: SSB 5883, section 213 (1)(c), 65th legislature, 2017 regular session; RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160 and 42 C.F.R. Parts 431, 433, 438, 440, 457, and 495.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is revising this chapter to reflect recent legislative requirements under SSB 5883 to contract with licensed dental health plans or managed health care plans to provide managed dental care services on a statewide basis. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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 18, 2018
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator