Due to state employee furloughs, call center and staff response time may be delayed. Thank you for your understanding.
Due to COVID-19, HCA’s lobby is closed. Learn more about your customer service options.

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

COFA Dental Coverage
Affected WAC: 182-524-0100, 182-524-0200, 182-524-0275
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-063
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: The agency is creating a new section within Chapter 182-524 WAC to implement RCW 74.09.719, which provides dental services for Compact of Free Association (COFA) Islanders.
Agency contact:
Michael Williams, rule writer
360-725-1346
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-063
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
*Comments due 7/21/2020
Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB) - 2020
Affected WAC: Chapter 182-08, Chapter 182-12, Chapter 182-16
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-073
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: The authority is reviewing multiple sections within Chapters 182-08, 182-12, and 182-16 to support the PEBB program.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-073
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
*Comments due 7/21/2020
PEBB Newly eligibles or reenrollees
Affected WAC: 182-08-197
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-074
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: HCA is considering amending the enrollment rule and clarifying benefits to support the PEBB Program within WAC 182-08-197.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-074
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
*Comments due 7/21/2020
PEBB Medicare Advantage Plans
Affected WAC: 182-12-171, 182-12-180, 182-12-200, 182-12-205, 182-12-211, 182-12-265
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-075
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: HCA is considering amending the enrollment and eligibility rules to support the PEBB Program within WAC 182-12-171, 182-12-180, 182-12-200, 182-12-205, 182-12-211, and 182-12-265.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-075
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
*Comments due 7/21/2020
School Employees Benefits (SEBB) - 2020
Affected WAC: Chapter 182-30, Chapter 182-31, Chapter 182-32
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-069
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: The authority is reviewing multiple sections within Chapters 182-30, 182-31, and 182-32 to support the SEBB program.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-069
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
* Comments due by 7/21/2020
SEBB Correcting enrollment errors
Affected WAC: 182-30-060
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-070
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: HCA is considering amending the enrollment rule to support the SEBB Program within WAC 182-30-060.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-070
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
*Comments due by 7/21/2020
SEBB requirements for engaging in negotiations
Affected WAC: 182-20-130
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-071
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: HCA is considering amending the eligibility rules to support the SEBB Program within WAC 182-30-130.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-071
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
*Comments due 7/21/2020
SEBB eligibility and coverage
Affected WAC: 182-31-040
Accepting comments
WSR 20-13-072
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
Description: HCA is considering amending the eligibility rules and making clarification to this rule to support the SEBB Program within WAC 182-31-040.
Agency contact:
Robert Parkman, rule writer
360-725-0883
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-13-072
Virtual hearing date: 7/21/2020
*Comments due by 7/21/2020
Asset verification system
Affected WAC: 182-503-0055
Accepting comments
WSR 20-14-113
Hearing date: 8/4/2020
Description: The agency is revising subsection (4) to clarify who may authorize for asset verification.
Agency contact:
Valerie Freudenstein, rule writer
360-725-1344
Proposal (CR102) - WSR 20-14-113
Hearing date: 8/4/2020
*Comments due 8/4/2020