WSR 19-15-146
[Filed July 24, 2019, 8:31 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The health care authority (HCA) is considering adopting rules in chapter 182-501 WAC regarding wraparound and intensive services (WISe), requiring the use of the WISe quality plan; and other related rules as appropriate.
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: This rule making is required to comply with and provide ongoing guidance related to the requirements that ensure the quality of the WISe service delivery model. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional related 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: The Center[s] for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the 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 Valerie Smith, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1344, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services 711, email, web site; or Tina Burrell, P.O. Box 45330 [45530], Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-9409, fax 360-438-8057, telecommunication relay services 711, email, web site
July 24, 2019
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator