Hospital safety net assessment (HSNA) program—Purpose.
RCW establishes the hospital safety net assessment (HSNA) program. The HSNA program imposes an assessment on certain Washington state hospitals that is used solely to increase funding from all other sources and support additional payments to hospitals for authorized medicaid services. The medicaid agency has authority to issue rules associated with the HSNA program under RCW 41.05.021
(1)(m)(iv) and 74.60.050