Chapter 246-320 WAC

Last Update: 9/6/17

HOSPITAL LICENSING REGULATIONS

WAC Sections

246-320-001Purpose and applicability of chapter.
246-320-010Definitions.
246-320-011Department responsibilities—Licensing—Adjudicative proceeding.
246-320-016Department responsibilities—On-site survey and complaint investigation.
246-320-021Department responsibilities—General.
246-320-026Department role—Exemptions, interpretations, alternative methods.
246-320-031Criminal history, disclosure, and background inquiries—Department responsibility.
246-320-036Department responsibility, refund initial license fee.
LICENSING
246-320-101Application for license—Annual update of hospital information—License renewal—Right to contest a license decision.
246-320-106Application for license, specialty hospital—Annual update of hospital information—License renewal—Right to contest a license decision.
246-320-111Hospital responsibilities.
246-320-116Specialty hospital responsibilities.
246-320-121Requests for exemptions, interpretations, alternative methods.
246-320-126Criminal history, disclosure, and background inquiries—Hospital responsibility.
246-320-131Governance.
246-320-136Leadership.
246-320-141Patient rights and organizational ethics.
246-320-146Adverse health events reporting requirements.
246-320-151Reportable operational or maintenance events.
246-320-156Management of human resources.
246-320-161Medical staff.
246-320-166Management of information.
246-320-171Improving organizational performance.
246-320-176Infection control program.
246-320-199Fees.
PATIENT CARE
246-320-201Food and nutrition services.
246-320-206Linen and laundry services.
246-320-211Pharmaceutical services.
246-320-216Laboratory, imaging, and other diagnostic, treatment or therapeutic services.
246-320-221Safe patient handling.
246-320-226Patient care services.
246-320-231Patient care unit or area.
246-320-236Surgical services.
246-320-241Anesthesia services.
246-320-246Recovery care.
246-320-251Obstetrical services.
246-320-256Neonatal and pediatric services.
246-320-261Critical or intensive care services.
246-320-266Alcohol and chemical dependency services.
246-320-271Psychiatric services.
246-320-276Long-term care services.
246-320-281Emergency services.
246-320-286Emergency contraception.
246-320-291Dialysis services.
246-320-296Management of environment for care.
246-320-500Applicability of WAC 246-320-500 through 246-320-600.
246-320-505Design, construction review, and approval of plans.
246-320-600Washington state amendments.
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