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Chapter 246-12 WAC

Last Update: 4/16/13

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR CREDENTIALED HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

WAC Sections

PART 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Purpose and scope.
Definitions.
PART 2
INITIAL AND RENEWAL CREDENTIALING OF PRACTITIONERS
How to obtain an initial credential.
How to renew a credential.
How to return to active status when a credential has expired.
How to obtain a temporary practice permit—National background check.
How to obtain a temporary practice permit—Military spouse.
PART 3
INITIAL AND RENEWAL CREDENTIALING OF BUSINESSES
How to obtain an initial business credential.
How to renew a business credential.
When a business credential expires.
PART 4
INACTIVE CREDENTIAL
How to obtain an inactive credential.
How to renew an inactive credential.
How to return to active status from inactive status.
PART 5
RETIRED ACTIVE CREDENTIAL
How to obtain a retired active credential.
How to renew a retired active credential.
How to return to active status from retired active status.
PART 6
CREDENTIAL SUSPENSIONS
How to return to active status following a mandated suspension.
How to return to active status following a disciplinary suspension.
PART 7
CONTINUING EDUCATION
When is continuing education required?
How to prove compliance.
Auditing for compliance.
What is acceptable audit documentation?
When is a practitioner exempt from continuing education?
How credit hours for continuing education courses are determined.
Carrying over of continuing education credits.
Taking the same course more than once during a reporting cycle.
PART 8
AIDS PREVENTION AND INFORMATION EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Definitions.
Who must obtain AIDS education?
Acceptable AIDS education and training.
What is acceptable documentation?
PART 9
DUPLICATE CREDENTIALS OR WALL CERTIFICATES
How to obtain a duplicate credential or wall certificate.
PART 10
PRACTITIONER NAME AND ADDRESS CHANGES
Name changes.
Address changes.
Other information.
PART 11
FEES, PAYMENTS AND REFUNDS
General information.
Refund of fees.
Making payments.
Other information.
PART 12
RETIRED VOLUNTEER MEDICAL WORKERS
Who qualifies for an initial retired volunteer medical worker license?
How to obtain an initial retired volunteer medical worker license.
When can you practice and what can you do?
How to renew your retired volunteer medical worker license.
Continuing competency.
How to return to active status.