WSR 17-11-029
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed May 10, 2017, 3:58 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-531A-0800 Applied behavioral analysis (ABA)Provider requirements, and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, SSB 5488.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 182-531A-0800, provider requirements must be modified to reflect new credentialing for ABA providers through the Washington state department of health under chapter 246-805 WAC. SSB 5488 of 2015 created three behavior analysis professions in Washington state to go into effect July 1, 2017. 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: The agency will revise WAC 182-531A-0800 to follow professional credentialing in Washington state department of health's chapter 246-805 WAC.
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
May 10, 2017
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator