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RCW 48.21.242

Mental health treatment — Waiver of preauthorization for persons involuntarily committed.

An insurer providing group disability insurance coverage for health care in this state shall waive a preauthorization requirement from the insurer before an insured or the insured's covered dependents receive mental health care and treatment rendered by a state hospital if the insured or any of the insured's covered dependents are involuntarily committed to a state hospital as defined in RCW 72.23.010.

[1993 c 272 § 3.]

Notes:

     Savings -- Severability -- 1993 c 272: See notes following RCW 43.20B.347.