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Dental Medicaid: Proposed Rule Changes

The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) is amending several sections of Chapters 182-535 WAC (Dental-related services) and 182-535A WAC (Orthodontic services). Proposed amendments include adding, removing, and/or updating definitions, clarifying coverage limits, clarifying processes described in WAC, and removing or updating some prior authorization requirements. 

If you would like to comment on the proposed rule amendments, please send your comments to Katherine Pounds, Rules and Publications Program Manager, at or via fax to (360) 586-9727. Comments are due by COB on July 7, 2017.

Should you have any policy questions, please direct your questions to Julie Sweaney at and Janice Tadeo (with a cc: to


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