WSR 17-17-010
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed August 4, 2017, 1:39 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-545-200 Outpatient rehabilitation (occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy) 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 revising this section to align with the department of health's current professional licensing requirements in RCW 18.35.040 for speech language pathologists. 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 Vance Taylor, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1344, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
August 4, 2017
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator