PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed October 8, 2019, 3:50 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-532-510 Family planning only programs—Eligibility, and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021
and ESHB 1109, section 211(47), chapter 415, Laws of 2019, operating budget.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is intending to establish rules to comply with ESHB 1109, section 211(47), which provides funding for services identical to those services covered by the Washington state family planning waiver program to individuals who: (1) Are age twenty and older; (2) are at or below two hundred sixty percent of the federal poverty level; (3) are not covered by public or private insurance; and (4) need family planning services and are not currently covered by or eligible for another medical assistance program for family planning. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional related 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 (TRS) 711, email email@example.com, website www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking; or Melissa Rivera, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone 360-725-1713, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
October 8, 2019