Apple Health Rule Making Notice

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Apple Health (Medicaid): Provider Alert

Preproposal - Notice of Intent (CR101)

182-501-0160, Exception to rule, (WSR 17-07-032)
Purpose: The agency is amending WAC 182-501-0160 to clarify that if another rule conflicts with this rule, this rule prevails.

Proposal - Public Hearings (CR102)

182-550-2531, -2551, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, (WSR 17-07-031),
Purpose: The agency is amending WAC 182-550-2531 to strike the requirement of an agency facility site visit in order to qualify as an agency-approved acute physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) hospital. The agency is amending WAC 182-550-2551 as follows: reorganizing the section to clarify that acute PM&R services may be authorized when all criteria in the section are met; adding acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP) to the list of conditions that qualifies clients for acute PM&R services; and adding language that says the agency will evaluate requests per WAC 182-501-0165 for acute PM&R services that do not meet the criteria in the section. The agency also made housekeeping changes to correct information.