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Chapter 43.70 RCW


RCW Sections

43.70.020Department created.
43.70.030Secretary of health.
43.70.040Secretary's powers -- Rule-making authority -- Report to the legislature.
43.70.041Five-year formal review process of existing rules.
43.70.045Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Health Care.
43.70.047Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Health Care.
43.70.050Collection, use, and accessibility of health-related data.
43.70.052Hospital financial and patient discharge data -- Financial reports -- Data retrieval -- American Indian health data -- Patient discharge data -- Confidentiality and protection.
43.70.054Health care data standards -- Submittal of standards to legislature.
43.70.056Health care-associated infections -- Data collection and reporting -- Advisory committee -- Rules.
43.70.060Duties of department -- Promotion of health care cost-effectiveness.
43.70.064Health care quality -- Findings and intent -- Requirements for conducting study under RCW 43.70.066.
43.70.066Study -- Uniform quality assurance and improvement program -- Reports to legislature -- Limitation on rule making.
43.70.068Quality assurance -- Interagency cooperation.
43.70.070Duties of department -- Analysis of health services.
43.70.075Identity of whistleblower protected -- Remedy for retaliatory action -- Definitions -- Rules.
43.70.080Transfer of powers and duties from the department of social and health services.
43.70.090Authority to administer oaths and issue subpoenas -- Provisions governing subpoenas.
43.70.095Civil fines.
43.70.097Enforcement in accordance with RCW 43.05.100 and 43.05.110.
43.70.100Reports of violations by secretary -- Duty to institute proceedings -- Notice to alleged violator.
43.70.110License fees -- Costs -- Other charges -- Waiver.
43.70.112Online access to health care resources -- Annual accounting of use of funds and use of online resources -- University of Washington.
43.70.115Licenses -- Denial, suspension, revocation, modification.
43.70.117Health care professionals licensed in another state or United States territory or the District of Columbia -- In-state practice on a limited basis -- Requirements -- Limitations.
43.70.120Federal programs -- Rules -- Statutes to be construed to meet federal law.
43.70.125Health care facility certification -- Unfunded federal mandates -- Applicant fees.
43.70.130Powers and duties of secretary -- General.
43.70.140Annual conference of health officers.
43.70.150Registration of vital statistics.
43.70.160Duties of registrar.
43.70.170Threat to public health -- Investigation, examination or sampling of articles or conditions constituting -- Access -- Subpoena power.
43.70.180Threat to public health -- Order prohibiting sale or disposition of food or other items pending investigation.
43.70.185Inspection of property where marine species located -- Prohibitions on harvest or landing -- Penalties.
43.70.190Violations -- Injunctions and legal proceedings authorized.
43.70.195Public water systems -- Receivership actions brought by secretary -- Plan for disposition.
43.70.200Enforcement of health laws and state or local rules and regulations upon request of local health officer.
43.70.210Right of person to rely on prayer to alleviate ailments not abridged.
43.70.220Transfer of powers and duties from the department of licensing.
43.70.230Office of health consumer assistance created -- Duties.
43.70.235Health care disputes -- Certifying independent review organizations -- Application -- Restrictions -- Maximum fee schedule for conducting reviews -- Rules.
43.70.240Written operating agreements.
43.70.250License fees for professions, occupations, and businesses.
43.70.260Appointment of temporary additional members of boards and committees for administration and grading of examinations.
43.70.270License moratorium for persons in the service -- Rules.
43.70.280Procedure for issuance, renewal, or reissuance of credentials -- Extension or modification of licensing, certification, or registration period authorized.
43.70.290Funeral directors and embalmers subject to chapter 18.130 RCW.
43.70.300Secretary or secretary's designee ex officio member of health professional licensure and disciplinary boards.
43.70.310Cooperation with department of ecology.
43.70.320Health professions account -- Fees credited -- Requirements for biennial budget request -- Unappropriated funds.
43.70.323Hospital infection control grant account.
43.70.327Public health supplemental account -- Annual statement.
43.70.334Temporary worker housing -- Definition.
43.70.335Temporary worker housing operating license -- Fee -- Display -- Suspension or revocation -- Fines -- Refunds -- Rules -- Application of department of labor and industries standards.
43.70.337Temporary worker housing building permit -- Plans and specifications -- Fees -- Rules.
43.70.340Temporary worker housing inspection fund -- Fees on temporary worker housing operating licenses and building permits -- Licenses generally.
43.70.400Head injury prevention -- Legislative finding.
43.70.410Head injury prevention -- Program, generally.
43.70.420Head injury prevention -- Information preparation.
43.70.430Head injury prevention -- Guidelines on training and education -- Training of emergency medical personnel.
43.70.440Head injury prevention act -- Short title -- 1990 c 270.
43.70.442Suicide assessment, treatment, and management training -- Requirement for certain professionals -- Exemptions -- Model list of programs -- Rules.
43.70.443Study of evidence-based suicide assessment, treatment, and management training -- Report -- Updates.
43.70.444Washington plan for suicide prevention -- Steering committee -- Report.
43.70.460Retired primary and specialty care provider liability malpractice insurance -- Program authorized.
43.70.470Retired health care provider liability malpractice insurance -- Conditions.
43.70.480Emergency medical personnel -- Futile treatment and natural death directives -- Guidelines.
43.70.500Health care services practice indicators and risk management protocols.
43.70.510Health care services coordinated quality improvement program -- Rules.
43.70.512Public health -- Required measurable outcomes.
43.70.514Public health -- Definitions.
43.70.516Public health -- Department's duties.
43.70.520Public health services improvement plan -- Performance measures.
43.70.522Public health performance measures -- Assessing the use of funds -- Secretary's duties.
43.70.525Immunization assessment and enhancement proposals by local jurisdictions.
43.70.533Chronic conditions -- Training and technical assistance for primary care providers.
43.70.540Data collection -- Legislative finding and intent.
43.70.545Data collection and reporting rules.
43.70.550Public health services improvement plan -- Contents.
43.70.555Assessment standards.
43.70.560Media violence -- Reporting reduction efforts.
43.70.570Intent -- 1995 c 43.
43.70.580Public health improvement plan -- Funds -- Performance-based contracts -- Rules -- Evaluation and report.
43.70.590American Indian health care delivery plan.
43.70.600Survey regarding exposure to radio frequencies -- Results.
43.70.605Personal wireless services -- Random testing on power density analysis -- Rules.
43.70.610Domestic violence education program -- Established -- Findings.
43.70.615Multicultural health awareness and education program -- Integration into health professions basic education preparation curriculum.
43.70.617Prenatal nutrition best practices -- Educational resources for pregnant women.
43.70.620List of contacts -- Health care professions.
43.70.630Cost-reimbursement agreements.
43.70.640Workplace breastfeeding policies -- Infant-friendly designation.
43.70.650School sealant endorsement program -- Rules -- Fee -- Report to the legislature.
43.70.660Product safety education.
43.70.665Early detection breast and cervical cancer screening program -- Medical advisory committee.
43.70.670Human immunodeficiency virus insurance program.
43.70.680Volunteers for emergency or disaster assistance.
43.70.690State asthma plan.
43.70.700Locally grown foods -- Women, infant, and children farmers market nutrition program -- Rules.
43.70.705Fall prevention program.
43.70.710Annual review of medication practices of five jails that use nonpractitioner jail personnel -- Noncompliance.
43.70.720Universal vaccine purchase account.
43.70.725Health extension program -- Dissemination of evidence-based tools and resources -- Rules.
43.70.740Adjudicative proceedings.
43.70.900References to the secretary or department of social and health services -- 1989 1st ex.s. c 9.
43.70.901References to the director or department of licensing -- 1989 1st ex.s. c 9.
43.70.902References to the hospital commission -- 1989 1st ex.s. c 9.
43.70.910Effective date -- 1989 1st ex.s. c 9.
43.70.920Severability -- 1989 1st ex.s. c 9.

Health, board of: Chapter 43.20 RCW.

Immunization program, departmental participation: RCW 28A.210.060 through 28A.210.170.

Interagency agreement on fetal alcohol exposure programs: RCW 70.96A.510.

Medically accurate sexual education, departmental duties: RCW 28A.300.475.

Visual and auditory screening of pupils, data transferred to secretary: RCW 28A.210.030.