WSR 14-08-027
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed March 24, 2014, 3:29 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-505-0120 Breast and cervical cancer treatment program (BCCTP) for women—Client eligibility.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148); 42 C.F.R. § 431, 435, and 457; and 45 C.F.R. § 155.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Pursuant to section 213(44) of ESSB 6002, the legislature reinstated BCCTP. WAC 182-505-0120 must be revised to reflect this legislative directive.
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: None.
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 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
March 24, 2014
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator