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)

Chapter 182-547 WAC, Hearing aids

Purpose: The agency is amending Chapter 182-547 WAC, Hearing aids, to implement E2SSB 5179 which restores coverage of hearing instruments for adults. (WSR 18-09-021)

Permanent Adoption (CR103P)

182-550-3830 Adjustments to inpatient rates
182-550-7300 OPPS - Payment limitations

Purpose: The agency is amending WAC 182-550-3830, Adjustments to inpatient rates, to make changes to the timing of inpatient rates adjustments. The agency is amending WAC 182-550-7300, OPPS – Payment limitations, to strike subsection (5) that limits the agency’s payment to the total billed charges. (WSR 18-09-022)

182-531A-0800 Applied behavior analysis (ABA) - Provider requirements

Purpose: The agency is revising WAC 182-531A-0800, as follows:

  • To align with new credentialing for Applied Behavioral Analysis providers through the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) under Chapter 246-805 WAC;
  • To add requirements for providers to be recognized by the agency as centers of excellence (COEs); and
  • To remove advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) from subsection (2), which lists professionals that automatically qualify as COEs because of provider specialty. (WSR 18-09-036)