WSR 21-04-121
[Filed February 1, 2021, 3:06 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-70-030 Additional definitions authorized by chapter 43.371 RCW; other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, and 43.371.070.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The health care authority (HCA) is adding a definition of de minimis to the section to specify a minimum reporting threshold below which a data supplier is not required to submit data. During the course of this review, HCA 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: Not applicable.
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, Rulemaking Questions, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-9563, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication[s] relay service (TRS) 711, email, website; or Lorie Geryk, Program Questions, P.O. Box 45530, Olympia, WA 98504-5530, phone 360-725-1598, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email, website
February 1, 2021
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator