Title of Rule: Basic health transition coverage.
Purpose: Repealing WAC 182-25-031, regarding basic health transition coverage, which was limited to contract year 2000 and expired December 31, 2000.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.47.050.
Summary: Repealing WAC 182-25-031, regarding basic health transition coverage for subsidized enrollees who lose eligibility for subsidy.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: This rule was limited to contract year 2000 and expired December 31, 2000.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Rosanne Reynolds, Lacey, Washington, (360) 923-2948; Implementation and Enforcement: Kathy Eberle, Lacey, Washington, (360) 412-4307.
Name of Proponent: Health Care Authority, governmental.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Repeals WAC 182-25-031, transition coverage. The repeal of this rule is not expected to have any effect, since the rule was limited to contract year 2000 and expired December 31, 2000.
Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Repeals
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THE USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Rosanne Reynolds, Basic Health, P.O. Box 42686, Olympia, WA 98504-2686 , AND RECEIVED BY November 17, 2003.
September 5, 2003
Melodie H. Bankers