PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed September 27, 2019, 3:26 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-513-1205 Determining eligibility for noninstitutional coverage in an alternate living facility (ALF); 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 WAC 182-513-1205 to change "department-contracted" to "medicaid-contracted" when referring to alternative living facilities. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional related 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 Jason Crabbe, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-9563, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication relay services (TRS) 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking; or Stephen Kozak, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone 360-725-1343, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email email@example.com, web site www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
September 27, 2019