WSR 16-08-032
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed March 30, 2016, 8:50 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-538C-110 Grievance system for behavioral health administrative services organizations (BH-ASOs) 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 revising this section to include standard resolution of appeals for noncrisis services provided by BH-ASO and to more fully describe the timing for both expedited and standard resolution notices. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
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 Sean Sullivan, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
March 30, 2016
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator