WSR 16-02-037
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed December 30, 2015, 10:09 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Establish rules for the premium payment program.
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: Rules will provide parameters for program operations.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The health care authority will consult with the Centers for Medicare [and] Medicaid Services regarding affected areas of the state medicaid plan as part of the rule-making process.
The health care authority will consult with other state agencies, tribes, legal advocates, and other stakeholders in the process of promulgating these new rules.
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
December 30, 2015
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator