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Entries in Regulatory (37)

Thursday
Aug152013

DQAC NEWS: PROPOSED FEE REDUCTION FAQs


The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is currently in the process of writing rule on dental license fees. Over the last few weeks, WSDA staff have received inquiries about the proposed fee reduction. We compiled a list of some of the most frequently asked questions and answers below to provide WSDA members with more guidance on this issue.

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Friday
Jul262013

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ADOPTS UPDATED RULE ON ALLOWABLE FEES FOR DUPLICATION OF HEALTH RECORDS

Last week, the Department of Health announced a change in the allowable fees health care providers may charge for duplicating patient records. The new rule amends WAC 246-08-400, which outlines the duplication and clerical fees a health practitioner may charge patients requesting records.

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Thursday
Jul182013

DQAC RELEASES SECOND ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER

Last week, the Dental Quality Assurance Comission (DQAC) released its second quarterly newsletter. The newsletter discusses numerous regulatory topics including rule making updates, continuing education and license renewal information.

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Friday
Jul052013

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW PRESCRIPTION LAWS

Last week, the Washington State Department of Health announced new regulations that will impact the practice of prescribing certain controlled substances to patients.

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