WSR 14-21-096
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed October 14, 2014, 6:09 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-530-2000 CoveredOutpatient drugs, devices, and drug-related supplies, 182-530-2100 NoncoveredOutpatient drugs and pharmaceutical supplies, and 182-530-3200, the department's authorization process, and other rules 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: Federal and state law requires coverage of smoking cessation products for pregnant women; change the minimum day's supply required when dispensing contraceptives; and change the minimum number of days to request authorization of an emergency fill.
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: 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 Amy Emerson, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone (360) 725-1348, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
October 14, 2014
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator