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Qualifications to become a managed care organization (MCO).

(1) A managed care organization (MCO) must meet the following qualifications to be eligible to contract with the medicaid agency:
(a) Have a certificate of registration from the Washington state office of the insurance commissioner (OIC) that allows the MCO to provide health care services under a risk-based contract;
(b) Accept the terms and conditions of the agency's managed care contract;
(c) Be able to meet the network and quality standards established by the agency; and
(d) Pass a readiness review, including an on-site visit conducted by the agency.
(2) At its discretion, the agency awards a contract to an MCO through a competitive process or an application process available to all qualified providers.
(3) The agency reserves the right not to contract with any otherwise qualified MCO.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021 and 41.05.160. WSR 15-24-098, § 182-538-067, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 42 C.F.R. 438. WSR 13-02-010, § 182-538-067, filed 12/19/12, effective 2/1/13. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-538-067, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090 and 74.09.522. WSR 08-15-110, § 388-538-067, filed 7/18/08, effective 8/18/08; WSR 06-03-081, § 388-538-067, filed 1/12/06, effective 2/12/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.522, 2003 E1 c 25 § 201(4), 2004 c 276 § 201(4), 42 U.S.C. 1396N (section 1915 (b) and (c) of the Social Security Act of 1924). WSR 05-01-066, § 388-538-067, filed 12/8/04, effective 1/8/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.522. WSR 03-18-112, § 388-538-067, filed 9/2/03, effective 10/3/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.09.080, RCW 74.08.510, [74.08.]522, 74.09.450, 1115 Waiver, 42 U.S.C. 1396. WSR 02-01-075, § 388-538-067, filed 12/14/01, effective 1/14/02.]
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