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WAC 246-907-0302 Hospital Pharmacy Associated Clinics and Renewal Cycle
Proposal is needed to implement chapter 118, laws of 2016 so that it allows the department and commission to cover credentialing, inspection of hospital pharmacy licenses that include individual practitioner offices and multi-practitioner clinics.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Sherry A Thomas Comments Closed 8/23/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-869 WAC Pharmacy Licensing propose a new section WAC 246-869-105 to allow pharmacists to provide temporary prescription refills.
Proposal allows licensed pharmacists to provide a temporary prescription refill to patients when the patient's pharmacy access is disrupted under an unusual Governor-proclaimed emergency event.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Richard J Cieslinski Add Comment 9/19/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-869 WAC Pharmacy Licensing propose a new section WAC 246-869-105 to allow pharmacists to provide temporary prescription refills.
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Richard J Cieslinski Add Comment 9/19/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-226 WAC Radiation Protection Computed Tomography
Proposal establishes requirements in a new chapter of rules for the safe and effective use of CT-X-ray systems for diagnostic purposes.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Michelle K Austin Add Comment 9/7/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-226 WAC Radiation Protection Computed Tomography
Significant Legislative Analysis
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Michelle K Austin Add Comment 9/7/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-907-0302 Hospital pharmacy associated clinics - Fees and renewal cycle (new)-FEE ANALYSIS
Fee Analysis
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Sherry A Thomas Comments Closed 8/23/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-853-600 Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery Sexual Misconduct
Proposed rule clarifies and updates the sexual misconduct rule to establish what forcible or nonconsensual acts are within the definition of sexual misconduct by osteopathic physicians.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett A Cain Add Comment 9/21/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-922-600 Podiatric Medical Board Sexual Misconduct
Proposed rule clarifies and updates the sexual misconduct rule to establish what forcible or nonconsensual acts are within the definition of sexual misconduct by podiatric physicians.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett A Cain Add Comment 10/11/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-854-200 Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery Board Sexual Misconduct for Osteopathic Physician Assistants
Proposed rule clarifies and updates the sexual misconduct rule to establish what forcible or nonconsensual acts are within the definition of sexual misconduct by osteopathic physician assistants.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett A Cain Add Comment 9/21/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-933-420 Veterinary Basic Requirement Amount
Proposal will require a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education in conventional veterinary medicine and allowing up to 20 hours of complementary alternative veterinary medicine in any three year reporting period.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Loralei M Walker Add Comment 9/12/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-933-420 Veterinary Basic Requirement Amount
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Loralei M Walker Add Comment 9/12/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-305 WAC Certification of Independent Review Organizations (IRO's) repeal
Proposed rule transfers all regulatory authority of IRO's from the Department of Health to the Office of the Insurance Commissioner. This repeals all sections of the chapter as of 01/01/2017 to implement chapter 139, Laws of 2016.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Sherry A Thomas Add Comment 10/24/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-290 WAC Group A Public Water Supplies
The proposed rule adopts the federal Revised Total Coliform Rule.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Theresa M Phillips Add Comment 9/28/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-290 WAC Group A Public Water Supplies
Significant Legislative Analysis
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Theresa M Phillips Add Comment 9/28/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-860-100 Pharmacy Sexual Misconduct
Proposes to amend sexual misconduct standards to clarify what forcible or nonconsensual acts are within the definition of sexual misconduct by a pharmacist, or pharmacy intern, technician, or assistant.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Brett W Lorentson Add Comment 9/28/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-886-180 Pharmacy Approved Legend Drugs
Proposal adds acetylpromazine, atipamezole, azaperone, isofluorene, dexmedetomidine, tolazoline, and xylazine to the list of approved legend drugs.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Doreen E Beebe Add Comment 9/28/2016 No Comments


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