WSR 14-12-060
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed May 30, 2014, 11:14 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-543-6000 DME and related supplies, medical supplies and related servicesNoncovered, 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: Remove lumbar supports for pregnancy from the list of personal and/or comfort items which the agency does not cover. Lumbar supports require prior authorization. During the course of this review, the agency may identify changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
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 Wendy Barcus, Rules and Publications Program Manager, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
May 30, 2014
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator