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

Bariatric Surgery Rates
Affected WAC: 182-550-3000, 182-550-3470, 182-550-4400, 182-550-4800
Description: The agency is modifying these sections to remove the bariatric fixed case rate. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Agency contact:
Vance Taylor, rule writer
360-725-1344
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-01-080
Hearing date: 1/22/19
*Comments due by COB
Dental-related services - Covered - Oral and maxillofacial surgery services
Affected WAC: 182-535-1066, 182-535-1094
Description: The agency is revising this section to reflect changes in covered benefits, and to remove certain authorization requirements to expedite claims processing and the delivery of timely services.
Agency contact:
Michael Williams, rule writer
360-725-1346
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-01-074
Hearing date: 1/22/19
*Comments due by COB
School Based Health Care Services (SBHS)
Affected WAC: 182-500-0020, 182-500-0030, 182-537-0100, 182-537-0200, 182-537-0300, 182-537-0350, 182-537-0400, 182-537-0500, 182-537-0600, 182-537-0700, 182-537-0800
Description: The agency is revising this chapter to clarify eligibility, coverage and provider requirements for school based health services.
Agency contact:
Michael Williams, rule writer
360-725-1346
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-01-071
Hearing date: 1/22/19
*Comments due by COB
Infant Case Management
Affected WAC: 182-533-0370, 182-533-0390
Description: The agency is revising WAC 182-533-0370 to allow an infant’s parent who becomes pregnant during the infant’s ICM eligibility period to receive Maternity Support Services (MSS) and WAC 182-533-0390 to reduce the minimum hours of childbirth education (CBE) instruction required from eight to six.
Agency contact:
Vance Taylor, rule writer
360-725-1344
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 19-03-051
Hearing date: 2/26/19
*Comments due by COB