PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY
[Filed April 4, 2022, 10:04 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-503-0005 Washington apple health—How to apply; other related rules as appropriate.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The health care authority (HCA) is amending WAC 182-503-0005(3) to include language regarding a telephonic signature option when applying for apple health coverage. During this review, HCA may identify additional related changes that are required to improve clarity or update policy.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state; 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 Jason Crabbe, Rulemaking Questions, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-9563, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication[s] relay service (TRS) 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking; or Paige Lewis, Program Questions, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone 360-725-0757, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email email@example.com, website www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/rulemaking.
April 4, 2022