WSR 15-23-075
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed November 16, 2015, 2:50 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-530-7700, 182-531-0250, 182-502-0006, and other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, Section 1902 (a)(10)(E) of the Social Security Act.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is amending rules to comply with Section 1902 (a)(10)(E) of the Social Security Act that requires changes to payment of medicare cost sharing for qualified medicare beneficiaries. 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 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
November 16, 2015
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator