WSR 15-17-127
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed August 19, 2015, 10:36 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-500-0015 Medical definitionsA 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 the Washington apple health definition for "agency designee" to include any state agency selected to act on behalf of the health care authority. The agency is also amending the definition of "agency" to include the term "medicaid agency." 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: None.
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 Melinda Froud, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
August 19, 2015
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator