WSR 14-13-001
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed June 4, 2014, 1:15 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending WAC 182-550-5380 Payment methodSole community disproportionate share hospital (SCDSH).
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021; ESSB 6002, section 213 (10) and (11), chapter 221, Laws of 2014.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To comply with ESSB 6002, section 213 (10) and (11), chapter 221, Laws of 2014, (page 109 of operating budget-supplemental), the agency is amending this section to address the changes of the legislation which will impact state fiscal year 2015 funds.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid 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 Wendy Barcus, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
June 4, 2014
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator