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Entries in Regulatory (44)

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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Wednesday
May292013

DQAC To Review Final Dental Anesthesia Assistant Rules

On June 7, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) will hold a public rules hearing on dental anesthesia assistants. The hearing will begin at 8:00 a.m. and be held at the Department of Health Offices in Tumwater. You can view a copy of the proposed rules here. To submit written comments directly to DQAC, visit the policy review page on the Department of Health’s website. The last day to submit written comments is May 31, 2013.

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