Rules Under Development

Medical Aid Rules

Chapter 296-20, WAC

Drug Rules

This rule is being adopted to ensure safe, appropriate and effective drug therapy designed to improve clinical outcomes and support successful return to work. The adopted rule language updates the coverage of and payment for prescription drugs and describes specific authorization requirements for the payment of opioids. Authorization requirements are based on best practices for prescribing opioids and will lead to safe and effective treatment for injured and ill workers. The changes were adopted 5/28/2013 and became effective on 7/1/2013.


Rule Changes Effective


PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language


Comments Due


Public Hearing


PDF: Proposed Rulemaking (CR 102)

PDF: Proposed Rule Language


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

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