WSR 14-17-043
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed August 14, 2014, 10:49 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-550-1300 Revenue code categories and subcategories, 182-550-1350 Revenue code categories and subcategoriesCPT and HCPCS reporting requirements for outpatient hospitals, 182-550-1400 Covered and noncovered revenue codes categories and subcategories for inpatient hospital services, 182-550-1500 Covered and noncovered revenue code categories and subcategories and outpatient hospital services, 182-550-1600 Specific items/services not covered, 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 updating revenue code descriptions and providing additional instructions on how to use revenue codes appropriately.
During the course of this review, HCA may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
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