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General Health Care Authority rulemaking
This page includes all of the current rule making activity for General Health Care Authority.
Affected WAC: 182-51-0100
Patient Decision Aids
Patient decision aids
Affected WAC: 182-60-027, 182-60-040
Description: HCA is amending WAC 182-60-027 to add patient representative to the list of panel members. Patient representatives add value to HCA’s patient decision aid (PDA) review advisory panels. After conducting several rounds of certification and recertification, HCA has determined that two years is too short of a time frame between the initial certification of a patient decision aid and its recertification. Therefore, HCA is amending 182-60-040 to change the length of time for certification of patient decision aids from two years to four years.
All Payor Claims Database
Affected WAC: 182-70-040
Description: HCA is adding a definition of de minimis to the section to specify a minimum reporting threshold below which a data supplier is not required to submit data.
Washington Rx Drug Pricing Program
Manufacturers - data and price reporting & data confidentiality
Affected WAC: 182-51-0600, 182-51-0900
Description: HCA is amending WAC 182-51-0600 to change the timeframe manufacturers have to report to HCA new covered drugs being introduced to market in Washington. HCA is also amending WAC 182-51-0900 to add the contents of the Prescription Drug Pricing Transparency program’s nondisclosure agreement.