WAC 182-526-0284 Orders of default.

Effective August 18, 2018

  1. An order of default may be entered when the appellant fails to attend a scheduled prehearing conference or hearing. The order of default will include a notice of inquiry as to whether the appellant wants to petition to reinstate the hearing.
  2. The appellant may file a petition to vacate an order of default under WAC 182-526-0290.
  3. An order of default becomes a final order by operation of law, disposing of the appellant's request for a hearing under RCW 34.05.440 if:
    1. The appellant does not file a petition to vacate within twenty-one calendar days of the order being served (mailed) on the parties under WAC 182-526-0290 (2) and (5)(b); or
    2. If the appellant fails to appear at a prehearing conference scheduled to address the petition to vacate under WAC 182-526-0290 (3) and (4)(a).
  4. The health care authority or managed care organization action stands after an order of default becomes a final order.
  5. The appellant may seek judicial review of a final order of default to the superior court under WAC 182-526-0640.

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