WSR 18-01-134
[Filed December 20, 2017, 8:08 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-535-1084 Dental-related servicesCoveredRestorative services and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021 and 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This section is being revised to align with the department of health's (DOH) recent decision to designate silver diamine fluoride as a topical preventative agent and that the use of silver diamine fluoride is within the scope of practice for dental hygienists working under RCW 18.29.056.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: DOH.
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
December 20, 2017
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator