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RCW 48.46.292

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

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

[1993 c 272 § 5.]

Notes:

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