WSR 14-17-042
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed August 14, 2014, 10:47 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-550-1050 Hospital services definitions, 182-550-2900 Payment limitsInpatient hospital services, 182-550-4400 ServicesExempt from DRG payment, and other rules and [as] appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The health care authority (HCA) is setting the standard for how administrative days are allowed.
During the course of this review, HCA 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: The division of behavioral health and recovery (DBHR) in the department of social and health services.
HCA will coordinate with DBHR when amending these rules.
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 Jason Crabbe, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
August 14, 2014
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator