PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed December 21, 2018, 10:11 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-501-0060 Health care coverage—Program benefit packages—Scope of service categories, 182-501-0065 Health care coverage—Description of service categories, and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021
, E2SSB 5179, 65th legislature, 2018 regular session.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is revising WAC 182-501-0060 and 182-501-0065 to reflect new coverage for hearing hardware for clients age twenty-one and older effective January 1, 2019, and to add health home coverage. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services.
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 Jason Crabbe, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-9563, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services 711, email email@example.com, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
December 21, 2018