(1) Hospitals with an elective PCI program must perform a minimum of three hundred adult PCIs per year by the end of the third year of operation and each year thereafter.
(2) The department shall only grant a certificate of need to new programs within the identified planning area if:
(a) The state need forecasting methodology projects unmet volumes sufficient to establish one or more programs within a planning area; and
(b) All existing PCI programs in that planning area are meeting or exceeding the minimum volume standard.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.38.128. 09-01-113, § 246-310-720, filed 12/19/08, effective 12/19/08.]