WSR 16-09-024
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed April 12, 2016, 8:44 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-505-0100 Washington apple healthMonthly income standards based on the federal poverty level, 182-505-0210 Washington apple healthEligibility for children, 182-505-0215 Washington apple healthPremium-based children's programPurpose and scope, 182-505-0225 Premium requirements for premium-based health care coverage under programs included in apple health for kids, 182-505-0235 Washington apple healthPremium-based children's programOrder of payments, 182-505-0237 Premium-based Washington apple health for kidsOther rules that apply, 182-505-0240 Washington apple healthParents and caretaker relatives, 182-505-0300 Washington apple healthHospital presumptive eligibility, and other rules as appropriate.
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 updating these rules to correct the federal poverty level and to eliminate the contradiction between WAC 182-505-0210 and long-term care rules. 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.
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 Melinda Froud, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
April 12, 2016
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator