HCA: HCA Rulemaking Notice for WSR 23-04

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HCA: HCA Rulemaking Notice for WSR 23-04

The Health Care Authority (HCA) recently sent the following alert to dental Medicaid providers.

Permanent Adoption (CR103P)

WAC 182-501-0300,
 Telemedicine and store and forward technology (new)
WAC 182-531-0100,
Scope of coverage for physician-related and health care professional services- General and administrative
WAC 182-531-1730, 
Telemedicine (Repealed)
WAC 182-537-0200, Definitions
WAC 182-538-195, Telemedicine and store and forward technology
WAC 182-551-2010, Definitions
WAC 182-551-2125, Home health services delivered using telemedicine
WAC 182-551-2040, Face-to-face encounter requirements
WAC 182-551-2210, Provider requirements

To read the filing notice and view the permanent rules, see WSR 23-04-048

Medicaid Transition to Managed Care Cancelled

The 2019 Legislature has directed the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) to continue to administer the dental Medicaid program through fee-for-service. The HCA may not proceed with a carved-out or carved-in managed care dental option at this time.

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