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RCW 48.44.342

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

A health care service contractor providing hospital or medical services or benefits in this state shall waive a preauthorization from the contractor before an insured or an insured's covered dependents receive mental health treatment rendered by a state hospital as defined in RCW 72.23.010 if the insured or the insured's covered dependents are involuntarily committed to a state hospital as defined in RCW 72.23.010.

[1993 c 272 § 4.]

Notes:

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