General Health Care Authority rulemaking
This page includes all of the current rule making activity for General Health Care Authority.
Patient Decision Aids
Affected WAC: 182-60-010, 182-60-020, 182-60-025, 182-60-027, 182-60-030, 182-60-035, 182-60-040, 182-60-045, 182-60-050
Description: The agency is revising the rules governing the certification process for patient decision aids to add more guidance and specificity.
Affected WAC: Chapter 182-04
Description: The agency is amending its rules relating to public records to conform with Engrossed House Bill 1595 (65th Legislature, 2017 Regular Session) and to make other updates.
Prescription Drug Programs
Prescription Drug Program
Affected WAC: Chapter 182-50
Description: The agency amended chapter 182-50 WAC to clarify rules regarding therapeutic alternatives and therapeutic interchange.
Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Program
Health Technology Assessment Program
Affected WAC: 182-55-005, 182-55-010, 182-55-015, 182-55-020, 182-55-025, 182-55-026, 182-55-030, 182-55-036, 182-55-040, 182-55-045, 182-55-050, 182-55-055
Description: The Health Care Authority (HCA) has not reviewed Chapter 182-55 WAC since its adoption in 2006. HCA is conducting this rule-making action to provide clarification and modernization of the rules, as well as the adoption of a rule(s) addressing administrative review processes of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) actions and decisions.
Safeguarding Health Care Information
Affected WAC: 182-61-0005
Description: Records including Health Care Information