Apple Health (Medicaid) rulemaking

This page includes all of the current rule making activity for Washington Apple Health (Medicaid)

Medical assistance unit for non-MAGI based apple health
Affected WAC: 182-506-0015
Description: The agency is amending these rules to include resource standard requirements. The agency also plans to add a new subsection that identifies rules used to determine the allocation of resources.
Agency contact:
Melinda Froud, rule writer
360-725-1408
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 20-03-109
Filed: 1/15/2020
Children's Washington apple health with premiums
Affected WAC: 182-505-0215
Description: During the 2017 legislative session, the Washington State Legislature passed Engrossed House Bill (EHB) 2242 which created the School Employees’ Benefits Board (SEBB) health insurance benefit beginning January 1, 2020. The availability of this benefit, beginning January 1, 2020, means these children no longer meet the definition of targeted low income children under 42 CFR 357.310, and will not be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), also known as Washington Apple Health with Premiums Program.
Agency contact:
Valerie Smith, rule writer
360-725-1344
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 19-13-058
Filed: 6/14/19
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-18-066
Hearing date: 10/8/19
*Comments due by 10/8/19
Permanent Adoption (CR103P) - WSR 19-21-103
Effective: 1/1/2020
Program Integrity
Affected WAC: 182-501A-0101, 182-501A-0201, 182-501A-0301, 182-501A-0401, 182-501A-0501, 182-501A-0601, 182-501A-0701, 182-501A-0801, 182-501A-0901, 182-501A-1001, 182-501A-1101
Description: The agency is amending this chapter to clarify and revise language to align with federal and state regulations.
Agency contact:
Melinda Froud, rule writer
360-725-1408
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 19-08-089
Filed date: 4/3/19
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-23-096
Hearing date: 12/24/19
*Comments due by 12/24/19
Permanent Adoption (CR103P) - WSR 20-02-100
Effective: 1/31/2020
Wraparound and Intensive Services (WISe)
Affected WAC: 182-501
Description: This rulemaking is required to comply with and provide ongoing guidance related to the requirements that ensure the quality of the WISe service delivery model.
Agency contact:
Valerie Smith, rule writer
360-725-1344
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 19-15-146
Filed date: 7/24/19
Advance Directives
Affected WAC: 182-501-0125
Description: The agency is amending this rule to update and replace references to health maintenance organizations (HMOs) with current terminology.
Agency contact:
Melinda Froud, rule writer
360-725-1408
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 19-06-029
Date Filed: 2/28/19
Medical extensions
Affected WAC: 182-523-0100
Description: The agency is striking subsection (2)(iii). The agency does not change eligibility based on incarceration status.
Agency contact:
Valerie Smith, rule writer
360-725-1344
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 19-17-043
Filed date: 8/15/19
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-21-129
Hearing date: 11/26/19
*Comments due 11/26/19
Permanent Adoption (CR103P) - WSR 19-24-060
Effective: 11/27/19
Client financial participation
Affected WAC: 182-513-1380, 182-515-1509
Description: To correct typographical errors in WAC 182-513-1380(2)(d), WAC 182-515-1509(4)(b), and WAC 182-515-1514(4)(b). The WAC citations listed as “WAC 182-513-1505 through 182-513-1525” should be “Chapter 388-79A WAC.”
Agency contact:
Jason Crabbe, rule writer
360-725-9563
Expedited Adoption (CR105) - WSR 20-03-076
Filed: 1/10/2020
SSI related medical - Ownership and available resources
Affected WAC: 182-512-0250
Description: To correct a typographical error and remove abbreviations of Washington Apple Health.
Agency contact:
Jason Crabbe, rule writer
360-725-9563
Expedited Adoption (CR105) - WSR 20-03-075
Filed: 1/10/2020
HWD Updates to Health Workers with Disabilities
Affected WAC: 182-511-1000, 182-511-1050, 182-511-1060, 182-511-1100, 182-511-1150, 182-511-1200, 182-511-1250, 182-512-0550
Description: The agency is revising these rules to comply with the requirements of SHB 1199.
Agency contact:
Valerie Smith, rule writer
360-725-1344
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 19-13-059
Filed: 6/14/19
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-20-083
Hearing date: 11/5/19
*Comments due by 11/5/19
Permanent Adoption (CR103P) - WSR 19-23-063
Effective: 1/1/2020
Determining eligibility for noninstitutional coverage in an alternate living facility (ALF)
Affected WAC: 182-513-1205
Description: The agency is amending WAC 182-513-1205 to change “department-contracted” to “agency-contracted” when referring to alternative living facilities.
Agency contact:
Jason Crabbe, rule writer
360-725-9563
Preproposal (CR101) - WSR 19-20-080
Filed date: 9/27/19
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-24-075
Hearing date: 1/7/2020
*Comments due by 1/7/2020
Permanent Adoption (CR103P) - WSR 20-03-040
Effective: 2/8/2020

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