Health Care Authority Rulemaking Notice

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Health Care Authority Rulemaking Notice

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Preproposal - Notice of Intent (CR101)

(new) WAC 182-100-0100 Problem Gambling Services
(new) Chapter 182-538D, Behavioral health services

Purpose: This rulemaking is required to comply with the requirements in 2ESHB 1388 which changed the designation of the state Behavioral Health Authority from the Department of Social and Health Services to the Health Care Authority, effective July 1, 2018. The Health Care Authority filed emergency rules under WSR 18-14-027 to transfer the rules from DSHS to HCA. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy. (WSR 18-14-080)

Chapter 182-02 Health Care Authority - Definitions-H

Purpose: To maintain consistency, the agency plans to create a new chapter for definitions that apply to all of Title 182. (WSR 18-14-094)

182-502-0012 When the Medicaid agency does not enroll
182-502-0040 Termination of a provider agreement - For convenience
182-502-0060 Reapplying for participation

Purpose: The agency is amending WAC 182-502- 0012(5) and WAC 182-502-0040(2) to allow the dispute resolution process under WAC 182-502-0050, with the exception of WAC 182-502-0050(6), for providers who are denied enrollment, and for terminations of a provider agreement for convenience. The agency is amending WAC 182-502-0060 to remove subsections (1) and (2) that prohibit providers from reapplying for participation after the agency denies enrollment or removes a provider from participation. The agency has determined that the rules need to be amended to allow for due process and for reporting purposes. (WSR 18-14-098)

Proposal - Public Hearings (CR102)

182-531-2030 Enhanced rates for pediatric care services and administration of vaccines

Purpose: The agency is creating a new WAC section (-2030) in chapter 182-531 titled Enhanced rates for pediatric care services and administration of vaccines. The funding for this enhanced rate was authorized under ESSB 6032, Sec 213 (1)(ddd). (WSR 18-14-082)

Permanent Adoption (CR103P)

182-552-1000 Covered - Respiratory and ventilator equipment and supplies

Purpose: The agency is revising this section to (1) clarify the clinical criteria for the rental of a back-up ventilator; (2) revise the authorization requirements for ventilators; and (3) remove the outdated clinical criteria for ventilators for clients 17 years of age and younger. (WSR 18-14-081)