WSR 16-03-069
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed January 19, 2016, 1:56 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-546-5000 through 182-546-6200, nonemergency transportation.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is making revisions to the definitions, nonemergency transportation broker and provider requirements, nonemergency transportation trips outside the client's local community, and limitations and exclusions for discharges from the emergency department. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
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 Katie Pounds, Rules and Publications Program Manager, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
January 19, 2016
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator