WSR 18-11-025
(Public Employees Benefits Board)
[Admin. #2018-03Filed May 7, 2018, 8:57 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Appeal rules in chapter 182-16 WAC.
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 health care authority (HCA) will consider amending, recodifying, repealing, and adding new sections of rule in chapter 182-16 WAC to reflect changes the agency is making to its brief adjudicative proceedings and administrative hearing processes for the public employees benefits board (PEBB) program.
Process for Developing New Rule: HCA 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, HCA 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 Barbara Scott, P.O. Box 42684, Olympia, WA 98504-2684, phone 360-725-0830, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site; or Stella Ng, P.O. Box 42684, Olympia, WA 98504-2684, phone 360-725-0932, fax 360-586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, email, web site
Additional comments: Individuals wishing to receive PEBB program rule-making notices are encouraged to join PEBB rules and policy GovDelivery service available by following this path
May 7, 2018
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator