WSR 18-01-028
[Filed December 11, 2017, 2:38 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-546-0150 Client eligibility for ambulance transportation, 182-546-0400 General limitations on payment for ambulance services, and other related sections, 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: Effective January 1, 2018, the agency will cover all emergency and nonemergency ambulance services provided to apple health clients through fee-for-service, including those transports for clients enrolled in an agency-contracted managed care organization. The agency is removing references to managed care from appropriate sections of chapter 182-546 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 Amy Emerson, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1348, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
December 11, 2017
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator