PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed May 9, 2019, 1:00 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-538A-160 Program integrity requirements; chapter 182-502A WAC, Program integrity; and other related rules as appropriate.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is updating the rules for program integrity activities related to managed care to align with federal rules. As part of this rule making, the agency intends to repeal WAC 182-538A-160 and replace it with revisions to chapter 182-502A WAC. 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 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, telecommunication relay services 711, email Melinda.firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
May 9, 2019