WSR 14-02-065
(Medicaid Program)
[Filed December 27, 2013, 10:49 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-527-2742 and other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule changes are necessary to remove a financial barrier to applying for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. For the Affordable Care Act to be implemented successfully, it is important to get as many people as possible to apply for health care coverage through the health benefit exchange.
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 health care authority (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 Mick Pettersen, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone (360) 725-1842, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
December 27, 2013
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator