PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed August 15, 2019, 1:02 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-523-0100 Washington apple health—Medical extension, and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021
; SSB 6430, chapter 154, 2016 regular session.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is striking subsection (2)(iii). The agency does not change eligibility based on incarceration status. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional related 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: Center[s] 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 Valerie Smith, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1344, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services (TRS) 711, email email@example.com, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking; or Mark Westenhaver, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone 360-725-1324, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email Mark.Westenhaver@hca.wa.gov, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
August 15, 2019