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

Foundational Community Supports
Affected WAC: 182-559-100, 182-559-150, 182-559-200, 182-559-300, 182-559-350, 182-559-400, 182-559-600
Description: The agency is amending chapter 182-559 WAC, Foundational community supports, to align with changes to the Foundational Community Supports program protocol that was recently approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The agency is adding new WAC sections to provide more detailed information as required by the protocol. The agency is adding a new WAC section to clarify the grievance and appeals process for clients receiving services through the Foundational Community Supports program. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional related changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Agency contact:
Katie Pounds, rule writer
360-725-1346
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 18-11-109
Hearing date: 6/26/18
*Comments due by COB
Respiratory Care
Affected WAC: 182-552-1000
Description: 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for the rental of a back-up ventilator; (2) revise the authorization requirements for ventilators; and (3) remove the outdated clinical criteria for ventilators for clients 17 years of age and younger.
Agency contact:
Vance Taylor, rule writer
360-725-1344
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 18-11-137
Hearing date: 6/26/18
*Comments due by COB