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WAC 246-470-037 Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)
Proposing a new section in chapter 246-470 WAC to establish a waiver process and criteria for facilities, entities, offices, or provider groups with ten or more prescribers to apply for an exemption from the PMP and electronic health record integration required by Senate Bill 5380.
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Carly A Bartz-overman Add Comment 5/19/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-843-990 Nursing Home Administrator Fees and Renewal Cycle WAC 246-810-990 Counselor Fees and Renewal Cycle and WAC 246-849-990 Ocularists Fee and Renewal Cycle.
Proposing to increase the licensing fees charged to the specified professions and to align other fees with department policy
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Cori N Tarzwell Add Comment 5/13/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-470-037 Prescription Monitoring Program
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Carly A Bartz-overman Add Comment 5/19/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-817-580 Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 screening.
Proposing a new permanent rule to allow a dentist to delegate COVID-19 screening tests to dental staff under appropriate supervision and demonstration of competency.
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Jennifer D Santiago Add Comment 6/14/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-817-580 Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 screening.
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Jennifer D Santiago Add Comment 6/14/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-843-130 The Board of Nursing Home Administrators Continuing Education
Proposes an amendment to permanently allow continuing education credit for pandemic related training and experience and for a limited time, allow nursing home administrators to attest to such trainings acquired under self-study methods if proof of course completion isn't otherwise provided.
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Kendra N Pitzler Add Comment 5/20/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-843-130 The Board of Nursing Home Administrators Continuing Education
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Kendra N Pitzler Add Comment 5/20/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-10-109 and WAC 246-11-080 Procedural Rules Applicable to Adjudicative Proceedings
Proposes to amend procedural rules applicable to adjudicative proceedings conducted by the Department of Health and Boards and Commissions in order to facilitate filing and serving documents.
OS - POLICY AND LEGISLATIVE RELATIONS Tami M Thompson Add Comment 5/25/2021 No Comments
Chapter 246-680 Supplemental Prenatal Tests Congenital and Inheritable Disorders
The State Board of Health is filing a supplemental notice to WSR 20-24-119 proposing additional amendments to rules to align the prenatal screening and diagnostic tests that are considered medically necessary and required to be included in benefits packages by certain payers with national standards of care and current best practices.
SBOH - STATE BRD OF HEALTH Samantha L Pskowski Add Comment 5/26/2021 No Comments
Chapter 246-680 Supplemental Prenatal Tests Congenital and Inheritable Disorders
Significant Legislative Analysis
SBOH - STATE BRD OF HEALTH Samantha L Pskowski Add Comment 5/26/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-282-005 Sanitary Control of Shellfish Minimum Performance Standards
Proposal amends WAC 246-282-005 which references the 2017 version of the National Shellfish Sanitation Program Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish guide.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Nina D Helpling Add Comment 6/10/2021 No Comments


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