WSR 23-16-097
[Filed July 31, 2023, 1:31 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-531-0150 Noncovered physician-related and health care professional servicesGeneral and administrative and 182-531-0950 Office and other outpatient physician-related services; 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: The agency is amending these rules to align with Section 11405 of the Inflation Reduction Act (P.L. 117-169), which requires states to cover approved adult vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. 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: Not applicable.
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, Rule-Making Questions, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, phone 360-725-1408, fax 360-586-9727, telecommunication[s] relay service (TRS) 711, email, website; or Korrina Dalke, Program Questions, P.O. Box 45506, Olympia, WA 98504-5506, phone 360-725-2005, fax 360-586-9727, TRS 711, email, website
July 31, 2023
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator