Health Care Authority Rulemaking Notice

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Health Care Authority Rulemaking Notice

You are receiving this notice because you signed up to receive alerts for any rulemaking that occurs to one or more of the following rules.

Preproposal - Notice of Intent (CR101)

182-546-0150 Client eligibility for ambulance transportation
182-546-0400 General limitations on payment for ambulance services
Purpose: Effective January 1, 2018, the agency will cover all emergency and nonemergency ambulance services provided to Apple Health clients through fee-for-service, including those transports for clients enrolled in an agency-contracted managed care organization. The agency is removing references to managed care from appropriate sections of Chapter 182-546 WAC. (WSR 18-01-028)

Emergency Adoption (CR103E)

182-550-2301 Hospital and medical criteria requirements for bariatric surgery.
Purpose: The agency is revising the requirements a hospital must meet to perform and be paid for bariatric surgery provided to eligible Apple Health clients. To qualify, a hospital must be accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). (WSR 18-01-027