PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed June 14, 2019, 10:57 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-502-0002 Eligible provider types; and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021
, ESHB 1109 (section 211(49), 2019 regular session).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is amending this section to add dental health aide therapists to the list of eligible providers who can be reimbursed for providing services to medicaid clients in tribal facilities. 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.
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 Michael Williams, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1346, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services 711, email email@example.com, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
June 14, 2019