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Chapter 246-562 WAC

Last Update: 3/8/06

PHYSICIAN VISA WAIVERS

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Authority to sponsor visa waivers.
Principles that will be applied to the visa waiver program.
Review criteria.
Criteria for applicants.
Criteria for the proposed practice location to be served by the physician.
Criteria for waiver sponsorships in nondesignated shortage areas.
Criteria for the physician.
Eligibility for primary care and specialist waivers.
Eligibility for facilities hiring physicians as hospitalists.
Application form.
Criteria applied to federally designated facilities.
Waiver requests federal waiver programs.
Department review and action.
Eligibility for future participation in the visa waiver program.
Department's responsibility to report to the U.S. Department of State and the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Appeal process.
Implementation.