WSR 20-12-068
[Filed June 1, 2020, 10:49 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 20-03-094.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 182-543-3200 CoveredPositioning devices.
Hearing Location(s): On July 7, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.
As more counties move into phase 2 of the Governor's Safe Start plan, it is yet unknown whether by the date of this public hearing restrictions of meeting in public places will be eased. Therefore, this hearing is being held virtually only. This will not be an in-person hearing and there is not a physical location available.
You must register for the public hearing on July 7, 2020, 10:00 a.m. PDT at
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Date of Intended Adoption: Not sooner than July 8, 2020.
Submit Written Comments to: HCA Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, email, fax 360-586-9727, by July 7, 2020.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Amber Lougheed, phone 360-725-1349, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication[s] relay services 711, email, by June 26, 2020.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The agency is repealing this section. The agency will evaluate requests for standing frames using the process found in WAC 182-501-0165, which allows for an individualized medical necessity review. Prior authorization is required to complete this process.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: See purpose.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, 46.61.687.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Health care authority (HCA), governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Michael Williams, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, 360-725-1346; Implementation and Enforcement: Erin Mayo, P.O. Box 45506, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, 360-725-1729.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to HCA rules unless requested by the joint administrative rules review committee or applied voluntarily.
The proposed rule does not impose more-than-minor costs on businesses. Following is a summary of the agency's analysis showing how costs were calculated. The proposed rule is a repeal and does not impose any costs on businesses.
June 1, 2020
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 182-543-3200
Covered—Positioning devices.