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RCW 48.44.240

Chemical dependency benefits — Provisions of group contracts delivered or renewed after January 1, 1988.

Each group contract for health care services that is delivered or issued for delivery or renewed, on or after January 1, 1988, must contain provisions providing benefits for the treatment of chemical dependency rendered to covered persons by a provider that is an "approved treatment program" under *RCW 70.96A.020(3).

[2005 c 223 § 25; 1990 1st ex.s. c 3 § 12; 1987 c 458 § 16; 1975 1st ex.s. c 266 § 14; 1974 ex.s. c 119 § 4.]

Notes:

     *Reviser's note: RCW 70.96A.020 was amended by 2014 c 225 § 20, changing subsection (3) to subsection (2), effective April 1, 2016.

     Effective date -- Severability -- 1987 c 458: See notes following RCW 48.21.160.

     Severability -- 1975 1st ex.s. c 266: See note following RCW 48.01.010.

     Legislative declaration -- 1974 ex.s. c 119: See RCW 48.21.160.

Chemical dependency benefits, rules: RCW 48.21.197.