PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed March 15, 2019, 3:37 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-503-0050 Verification of eligibility factors, 182-503-0055 Asset verification system (new), 182-503-0080 Washington apple health—Application denials and withdrawals, and other related rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Social Security Act Sec. 1940 (42 U.S.C. 1396w), RCW 41.05.021
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As required by 42 U.S.C. 1396w, the agency is creating a new WAC to create an asset verification program to determine or redetermine the eligibility of an individual for apple health. 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 Vance Taylor, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1344, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
March 15, 2019