WSR 16-20-083
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed October 4, 2016, 12:06 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: New WAC 182-559-100 Supportive housing and supported employmentGeneral, 182-559-200 Supportive housing and supported employmentEligibility, 182-500-0070 Medical assistance definitionsM, and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160; 2SSB 6312, section 9 (1)(i), chapter 225, Laws of 2014, 63rd legislature, 2014 regular session; 2ESHB 2376, section 213 (1)(f) and (g), chapter 36, Laws of 2016, 65th legislature, 2016 1st sp. sess.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is adopting these rules to implement a newly funded program that provides benefits for supportive housing and supported employment services. The agency is adding a definition for "Medicaid transformation waiver" to WAC 182-500-0070. 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 and the department of social and health 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 Katie Pounds, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
October 4, 2016
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator