WSR 17-19-034
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed September 11, 2017, 3:16 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 17-14-107.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 182-515-1540 Medically needy waiver (MNRW) effective March 17, 2003 through March 31, 2012, and 182-515-1550 Medically needy in-home waiver (MNIW) effective May 1, 2004, through March 31, 2012.
Hearing Location(s): On October 24, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at Cherry Street Plaza, Sue Crystal 106A, 626 8th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98504. Metered public parking is available street side around building. A map is available at, or directions can be obtained by calling 360-725-1000.
Date of Intended Adoption: Not sooner than October 25, 2017.
Submit Written Comments to: Health Care Authority (HCA) Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, email, fax 360-589-9727, by October 24, 2017.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Amber Lougheed, phone 360-725-1349, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 800-848-5429 or 711, email, by October 20, 2017.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The agency is repealing these sections, as the programs ended in 2012.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: HCA, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Melinda Froud, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, 360-725-1408; Implementation and Enforcement: Stephen Kozak, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, 360-725-1343.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to HCA rules unless requested by the joint administrative rules review committee or applied voluntarily.
Explanation of exemptions: The proposed rule does not impose more-than-minor costs on businesses.
Following is a summary of the agency's analysis showing how costs were calculated. No analysis was made, as the programs referenced in these rules ended in 2012.
September 11, 2017
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 182-515-1540
Medically needy residential waiver (MNRW) effective March 17, 2003 through March 31, 2012.
WAC 182-515-1550
Medically needy in-home waiver (MNIW) effective May 1, 2004 through March 31, 2012.