PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed September 27, 2018, 3:48 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-535-1066 Dental-related services—Medical care services clients (formerly general assistance (GA)), 182-535-1094 Dental-related services—Covered—Oral and maxillofacial surgery services, and other related rules as appropriate.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is revising this section to reflect changes in covered benefits, and to remove certain authorization requirements to expedite claims processing and the delivery of timely services. 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 Michael Williams, 626 8th Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1346, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
September 27, 2018