WSR 15-11-024
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed May 12, 2015, 12:35 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 182-517 WAC, Medicare-related medical eligibility; WAC 182-502-0110 Conditions of paymentMedicare deductible and coinsurance; 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: The agency is amending these rules to clarify program requirements for medicare savings programs and state-funded buy-in programs.
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: Department of social and health services (DSHS) – the health care authority will draft the rule with input from DSHS staff.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency 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, the agency 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 Diaz], P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
May 12, 2015
Jason R. P. Crabbe
Rules Coordinator