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WAC 246-918-990 Physician assistants fee and renewal cycle
Amends existing fee rules to establish renewal and late penalties for a retired active license category for physician assistants. It also adds a late penalty for the active renewal, which is consistent with other health profession credentials.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Sherry A Thomas Add Comment 7/29/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-926-180 Parenteral Procedures for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Radologic technologists
Based on a rule petition asking for clarification as to whether accessing peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) lines and ports for manual and power injections is within the existing statutory scope of practice radiologic technologists.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Susan M Gragg Add Comment 7/24/2015 1 Comment
WAC 246-808-990 Chiropractic fees and renewal cycle.
Proposing to reduce the chiropractic application/initial licensing fee, active license renewal fee, and active license late renewal penalty.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Sherry A Thomas Add Comment 7/29/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-138-030 What are the duties and responsibilities of the local health department?
Proposes to update the existing reference to the Control of Communicable Disease Manual as published by the American Public Health Association, to the 20th edition.
OS - POLICY, LEG & CONST. REL. Tami M Thompson Add Comment 8/17/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-980-990 Home care aide certification fees.
Proposes to increase application and renewal fees for home care aide certification.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Brittany M Mahugh Add Comment 7/23/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-928-442 Continuing education for respiratory care practitioners; repealing WAC 246-928-441.
Proposes revisions to rules on acceptable continuing education for respiratory care practitioners.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Susan M Gragg Add Comment 8/14/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-928-442 Continuing education for respiratory care practitioners; repealing WAC 246-928-441.
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Susan M Gragg Add Comment 8/14/2015 No Comments
Chapter 246-922 WAC Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons
Proposal replaces the oudtated language and standards on accpeted schools and exam requirements with current terms and standards.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett A Cain Add Comment 8/4/2015 No Comments
Chapter 246-922 WAC Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons
Signficant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett A Cain Add Comment 8/4/2015 No Comments
Chapter 246-922 WAC Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons
Proposes amendments to sections on continuing medical education requirements
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett A Cain Add Comment 8/4/2015 No Comments
Chapter 246-922 WAC Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons
Signficant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett A Cain Add Comment 8/4/2015 No Comments
Title 246 WAC Proposing fee reductions for multiple health care providers adding University of Washington Health Sciences Library (HEAL-WA_ for WACs 246-916-990, 246-822-990, 246-809-990, 246-851-990, 246-850-990, 246-915-990, 246-924-990, 246-928-990.
Proposal is adding HEAL-WA fees for marriage and family therpaists associates and independent clinical social worker associates to implement Chapter 77, Laws of 2015 and amending the number of times licensed counselor associate credentials.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Sherry A Thomas Add Comment 8/6/2015 No Comments


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