PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed August 6, 2019, 5:24 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-531-0375 Audiology services; and other rules as appropriate.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Under E2SSB 5179, the agency restored coverage of hearing instruments for adults effective January 1, 2019. The agency is amending WAC 182-531-0375 to reflect the addition of adult coverage. 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 Jason Crabbe, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-9563, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services 711, email email@example.com, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking; or Krista McClellan, P.O. Box 45502, Olympia, WA 98504-5502, phone 360-725-1611, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 6, 2019