HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed May 16, 2019, 12:15 p.m.]
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 182-20 WAC, Standards for community health clinics.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The agency is repealing this chapter as it is no longer in use.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Community health clinics became federally qualified health centers under various federal reorganization laws during the 1990s and 2000s. Eligibility determination and distribution of funds for medical, dental, and migrant services are found in chapter 182-547 WAC.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Health care authority (HCA), governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Wendy Barcus, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, 360-725-1306; Implementation and Enforcement: Annette Schuffenhauer, P.O. Box 45502, Olympia, WA 98504-5502, 360-725-1254.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited repeal process for these rules:
The rule is no longer necessary because of changed circumstances.
Other rules of the agency or of another agency govern the same activity as the rule, making the rule redundant.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Wendy Barcus, Rules Coordinator, HCA, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1306, fax 360-586-9727, email firstname.lastname@example.org, AND RECEIVED BY July 23, 2019.
May 16, 2019
The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
Application for funds.
Allocation of state funds.
Dispute resolution procedures.
Limitations on awards.
Dental residency pilot project.
Community health care collaborative program.