PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed April 23, 2021, 1:14 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-559-100 General, which is a section of the foundational community supports program chapter.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is amending this rule to remove the community support services benefit exclusion for institutes for mental diseases.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid 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 Melinda Froud, Rulemaking Questions, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1408, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunications relay service (TRS) 711, email email@example.com, website www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking; or Annette Schuffenhauer, Program Questions, P.O. Box 45502, Olympia, WA 98504-5502, phone 360-725-1254, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email Annette.firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
April 23, 2021