Upcoming public hearings

The following is a list of upcoming public hearings on our proposed rules.

What information can I find?

  • A list of proposed rules scheduled for that hearing.
  • The contact person for more information about the proposed rules.
  • Washington State Register publication numbers.
  • A hyperlink to the Proposed Rule Making Order (CR-102) and the proposed rule text.

Select the WSR number (e.g., WSR 13-17-104) to view or print a copy of the CR-102 and proposed rule text. To comment on any CR-102, email the HCA Rules Coordinator or testify at the public hearing in person. If you have questions about the rule, send a message to the contact person.

Where are hearings held?

Cherry Street Plaza Building
Downtown Olympia
626 8th Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501

Scheduled hearings

Hearing Aids
Affected WAC: 182-547-0100, 182-547-0200, 182-547-0700, 182-547-0750, 182-547-0800, 182-547-0850, 182-547-0900, 182-547-0950, 182-547-1000, 182-547-1050, 182-547-1100
Description: The agency is amending Chapter 182-547 WAC, Hearing aids, to implement E2SSB 5179 which restores coverage of hearing instruments for adults.
Agency contact:
Jason Crabbe, rule writer
360-725-9563
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-14-123
Hearing date: 8/6/19
*Comments due 8/6/19
Reproductive Health Services
Affected WAC: 182-532-001, 182-532--050, 182-532-100, 182-532-110, 182-532-120, 182-532-123, 182-532-125, 182-532-130, 182-532-500, 182-532-510, 182-532-520, 182-532-530, 182-532-550, 182-532-560, 182-532-570
Description: The agency is modifying the Reproductive health sections to meet clinical standards and align with current eligibility and provider enrollment policies.
Agency contact:
Jason Crabbe, rule writer
360-725-9563
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-14-062
Hearing date: 8/6/19
Note: The agency combined Preproposal (CR101) filed under WSR 18-12-031 on 05/29/2018 and Preproposal (CR101) filed under WSR 18-12-030 on 05/29/2019 and has filed one Proposal (CR102) under WSR 19-14-062 for both projects.
Public Employee Benefits Board
Affected WAC: 182-08, 182-12, 182-16
Description: HCA is considering adding, amending, and repealing rules to support the PEBB Program within Chapters 182-08, 182-12, and 182-16 WAC.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-14-095
Hearing date: 8/6/19
*Comments due 8/6/19
Respiratory care - reimbursement
Affected WAC: 182-552-0001, 182-552-1400, 182-552-1600
Description: The agency is amending these rules to align with section 503 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 and section 5002 of the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016, which added section 1903(i)(27) to the Social Security Act.
Agency contact:
Jason Crabbe, rule writer
360-725-9563
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-14-061
Hearing date: 8/6/19
*Comments due 8/6/19
Family Planning-TAKE Charge programs
Affected WAC: 182-532-001, 182-532-050, 182-532-100, 182-532-110, 182-532-500, 182-532-510, 182-532-520, 182-532-530, 182-532-533, 182-532-540, 182-532-550, 182-532-700, 182-532-720, 182-532-730, 182-532-740, 182-532-743, 182-532-745, 182-532-750, 182-532-760, 182-532-780, 182-532-790
Description: 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.
Agency contact:
Jason Crabbe, rule writer
360-725-9563
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-14-062
Hearing date: 8/6/19
Note: The agency combined Preproposal (CR101) filed under WSR 18-12-031 on 05/29/2018 and Preproposal (CR101) filed under WSR 18-12-030 on 05/29/2019 and has filed one Proposal (CR102) under WSR 19-14-062 for both projects.
Administrative Hearings - ICF/IID
Affected WAC: 182-526-0210
Description: The agency is amending this chapter to add administrative hearing rules for actions related to intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF/ID), in alignment with federal regulations.
Agency contact:
Melinda Froud, rule writer
360-725-1408
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-15-041
Hearing date: 8/27/19
*Comments due 8/27/19
Hospital Services
Affected WAC: 182-550-2590, 182-550-2600, 182-550-2900, 182-550-4550
Description: The agency is amending these rules to clarify that pharmacy and pharmacy services may be billed when a client is admitted under administrative status for inpatient hospital stays.
Agency contact:
Melinda Froud, rule writer
360-725-1408
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-15-105
Hearing date: 8/27/19
*Comments due 8/27/19