WSR 13-22-096
(Medicaid Program)
[Filed November 6, 2013, 11:31 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Client eligibility sections of chapters 182-531, 182-532, 182-533, 182-535, 182-535A, 182-537, 182-543, 182-544, 182-545, 182-546, 182-551, 182-552, 182-553, 182-554 and 182-557 WAC, and possibly other related sections.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The health care authority (HCA) will be updating the client eligibility sections of the health care services chapters to align with the changes resulting from the implementation of Washington apple health and medicaid expansion.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: HCA 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, HCA 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 Kevin Sullivan, HCA Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone (360) 725-1344, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
November 6, 2013
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator