PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed July 26, 2018, 9:08 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-550-3000 or a new rule within that chapter; and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is amending this chapter to include a section that describes the parameters for the fourteen day potentially preventable readmissions. 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 Melinda Froud, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1408, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email email@example.com, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
July 26, 2018