WSR 15-20-075
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed October 2, 2015, 2:19 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-500-0015, 182-500-0095, 182-531-1400, 182-546-5500, 182-550-1050, 182-550-1100, 182-550-2600, 182-550-2650, and other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, 2SSB 6312.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments to rules on the subject of regional support networks and behavioral health organizations are necessary to comply with 2SSB 6312, chapter 225, Laws of 2014. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional 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: Department of social and health services also regulates this subject and will be included in the rule-making workgroup.
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 Chantelle Diaz, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
October 2, 2015
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator