WSR 17-04-099
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed February 1, 2017, 9:24 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 182-535 WAC, Dental-related services; chapter 182-535A WAC, Orthodontic services; and other related 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 chapter 182-535 WAC, Dental-related services, and chapter 182-535A WAC, Orthodontic services, to clarify or change coverage limits and to remove some prior authorization requirements. 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 Katie Pounds, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email
February 1, 2017
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator