Department of HealthRules Comment

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You can read and comment on all Department of Health proposed rules (CR-102 notices) during the official comment period. Some draft rules may be posted here also. When you comment on a rule through this website your comments become part of the public record. Your comments help in the decision to adopt the rule as proposed or to revise the proposal if appropriate. Everyone who comments on a proposed rule will get a copy of the Department's official response to the comments.

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WAC 246-272-3000 Large on-site sewage system fees.
Proposal increases existing fees and proposes new fees.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Peter A Beaton Add Comment 3/2/2020 No Comments
Chapter 246-710 WAC Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program
Proposed rule changes will fulfill that requirement by ensuring clear, consistent guidance for the program and clients so they can better understand the supports available and have better access to services.
PCH - OFFICE OF ASST SECRETARY Ashley A Noble Add Comment 3/3/2020 No Comments
Chapter 246-710 WAC Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program
Significant Legislative Analysis
PCH - OFFICE OF ASST SECRETARY Ashley A Noble Add Comment 3/3/2020 No Comments
WAC 246-840-342 and WAC 246-840-360 pertaining to advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) clinical practice hour requirements.
Proposes amendments to ARNP clinical practice hour requirements for license renewal and licensure by endorsement.
NCQAC - NURS CARE QUALITY COM Brandon M Williams Add Comment 3/4/2020 No Comments
WAC 246-840-342 and WAC 246-840-360 pertaining to advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) clinical practice hour requirements.
Significant Legislative Analysis
NCQAC - NURS CARE QUALITY COM Brandon M Williams Add Comment 3/4/2020 No Comments
Chapter 246-945 WAC Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission.
Proposes a new chapter of rule to consolidate multiple chapters of existing rules into one administrative chapter that covers the practice of pharmacy,including: general provisions, general licensing, professional standards, and operational standards.
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Doreen E Beebe Add Comment 2/28/2020 1 Comment
WAC 246-933-310 Definitions and WAC 246-933-345 (New) Client Communication. The Veterinary Board of Governors
Proposes to add a definition related to facilities and practice management standards and to create a new section to establish requirements for veterinarians when communicating with clients regarding evaluation and treatment
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Loralei M Walker Add Comment 2/21/2020 2 Comments
WAC 246-933-310 Definitions and WAC 246-933-345 (New) Client Communication. The Veterinary Board of Governors
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Loralei M Walker Add Comment 2/21/2020 No Comments
WAC 246-933-990 Veterinarian Fees and Renewal Cycle
Proposes to add a fee to provide access to the University of Washington (UW)Health Science Library online clinical resources, a web portal referred to as Heal WA. The proposed fee would implement SB 5000 (chapter 140, Laws of 2019) which added veterinarians and veterinary technicians to the list of health profession licensees participating in HEAL-WA. The department is also proposing a reduction in fees for duplication and verification services.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Cori N Tarzwell Add Comment 2/28/2020 No Comments
WAC 246-272-3000 Large on-site sewage system
Economic Impact Analysis
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Peter A Beaton Add Comment 3/2/2020 4 Comments
Chapter 246-945 WAC Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Doreen E Beebe Add Comment 2/28/2020 No Comments
WAC 246-08-400 Health care providers charging for searching and duplicating health care records.
Proposes to increase the maximum fees providers may change to search or duplicate records under RCW 70.02.010(38).
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Julianne E Wlazlak Add Comment 3/12/2020 1 Comment
WAC 246-282-990 (4) Sanitary control of shellfish-Fees Annual Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PS) testing fee distribution.
Proposed rule equitably assesses the costs of commercial geoduck Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PS) testing. the fees are calculated by determining the cost per sample and multiplying this value by how many samples each harvester had tested in the previous year.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Peter A Beaton Add Comment 4/13/2020 No Comments
WAC 246-282-990 (4) Sanitary control of shellfish-Fees Annual Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PS) testing fee distribution.
Economic Impact Analysis
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Peter A Beaton Add Comment 4/13/2020 No Comments


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