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)

NEW Chapter 182-524 COFA Premium Payment Assistance

Purpose: As directed by the Legislature, the agency is creating rules to implement a premium assistance program for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association (COFA). (WSR 18-12-029)

182-531-001 through -140  Reproductive health services

Purpose: The agency is modifying the Reproductive health sections to meet clinical standards and align with current eligibility and provider enrollment policies. (WSR 18-12-030)

182-532-500 through -550 Family planning only program
182-532-700 through -790 TAKE CHARGE program

Purpose: The agency is modifying the Family Planning Only Program and Take Charge Program sections to: (1) meet clinical standards, (2) align with current eligibility and provider enrollment policies, and (3) assure compliance with the recently approved federal extension of the Washington Family Planning Only Program (Demonstration Project) granted under the authority of section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act. (WSR 18-12-031)

Permanent Adoption (CR103P)

182-535-1084 Dental-related services - Covered - Restorative services

Purpose: The agency is revising WAC 182-535-1084 to (1) allow for payment of silver diamine fluoride as a topical preventive agent; (2) clarify that the coverage policy for silver diamine fluoride is two times per tooth, per visit in a twelve month period; and (3) clarify that silver diamine fluoride cannot billed with interim therapeutic restoration on the same tooth when arresting caries or as a preventive agent. (WSR 182-12-033)