Behavioral Health Agencies (BHA) Rules in Progress

Behavioral Health Rules in Progress

Topic - Modernize Behavioral Health Agency Licensing and Certification Requirements

Rule-making project to modernize behavioral health agency licensing and certification requirements in Chapter 246-341 WAC.

Phase 1 information:

Phase 2 information:

Upcoming public rules hearing information

Public rules hearing registration information for September 27, 2022, at 1:30 p.m.:

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the department will not provide a physical location for this hearing. This promotes social distancing and helps provide for the safety of the citizens of Washington state. A virtual public hearing, without a physical meeting space, will be held instead.

Register here for the public rules hearing Webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

You may provide comments on the proposed rule using one of the following options:

Past Meetings

Phase 2 rule-making workshop series – materials and notes

Kickoff presentation slides (PDF)

Workshop notes from July 20, 2021 (PDF)

Workshop slides and notes from July 27, 2021 (PDF)