WSR 14-23-007
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed November 6, 2014, 1:12 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: New rules in chapter 182-505 WAC concerning hospital presumptive eligibility and other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, and Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act established under Public Law 111-148.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rules are necessary to provide temporary Washington apple health coverage to individuals who are determined eligible for hospital presumptive eligibility coverage by a qualified hospital.
During the course of this review, the health care authority (HCA) may identify additional changes that are required 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 Chantelle M. Diaz, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
November 6, 2014
Kevin M. Sullivan
Rules Coordinator