WSR 01-09-084

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Order 01-00 -- Filed April 18, 2001, 10:02 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revise WAC 182-12-200 to include revisions made to WAC 182-12-132.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.160.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To incorporate changes to WAC 182-12-200 that were already made to WAC 182-12-132, which added the option for retirees to waive PEBB insurance coverage for other employer sponsored insurance coverage, and return to PEBB with proof of continuous coverage.

Process for Developing New Rule: Stakeholder mailings and public hearings.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Barbara Scott, Health Care Authority, 676 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-2684, phone (360) 923-2642, fax (360) 923-2602.

April 18, 2001

Melodie Bankers

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office