Chapter 246-853 WAC

Last Update: 10/1/18

OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS

WAC Sections

246-853-020Osteopathic medicine and surgery examination.
246-853-025Special purpose examination.
246-853-030Acceptable intern or residency programs.
246-853-045Inactive credential.
246-853-050Ethical considerations.
246-853-060Continuing professional education required.
246-853-065Mandatory one-time training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
246-853-070Categories of creditable continuing professional education activities.
246-853-080Continuing education.
246-853-085Approved colleges and schools of osteopathic medicine and surgery.
246-853-090Prior approval not required.
246-853-100Prohibited publicity and advertising.
246-853-110Permitted publicity and advertising.
246-853-120Malpractice suit reporting.
246-853-130General provisions for mandatory reporting rules.
246-853-135Temporary practice permit.
246-853-140Mandatory reporting.
246-853-150Health care institutions.
246-853-160Medical associations or societies.
246-853-170Health care service contractors and disability insurance carriers.
246-853-180Courts.
246-853-190State and federal agencies.
246-853-200Professional review organizations.
246-853-210Expired license.
246-853-220Use of drugs or autotransfusion to enhance athletic ability.
246-853-230AIDS education and training.
246-853-235Retired active license.
246-853-245Reentry to practice requirements.
246-853-290Intent.
246-853-300Definitions used relative to substance abuse monitoring.
246-853-310Approval of substance abuse monitoring programs.
246-853-320Participation in approved substance abuse monitoring program.
246-853-330Confidentiality.
246-853-340Examination appeal procedures.
246-853-350Examination conduct.
246-853-400Brief adjudicative proceedings—Denials based on failure to meet education, experience, or examination prerequisites for licensure.
246-853-500Adjudicative proceedings.
246-853-600Sexual misconduct.
246-853-610Abuse.
246-853-630Use of laser, light, radiofrequency, and plasma devices as applied to the skin.
246-853-640Nonsurgical medical cosmetic procedures.
246-853-650Safe and effective analgesia and anesthesia administration in office-based settings.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGGENERAL PROVISIONS
246-853-660Intent and scope.
246-853-661Exclusions.
246-853-662Definitions.
246-853-675Patient notification, secure storage, and disposal.
246-853-680Use of alternative modalities for pain treatment.
246-853-685Continuing education requirements for opioid prescribing.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGACUTE NONOPERATIVE PAIN AND ACUTE PERIOPERATIVE PAIN
246-853-690Patient evaluation and patient record.
246-853-695Treatment plan—Acute nonoperative pain.
246-853-700Treatment plan—Acute perioperative pain.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGSUBACUTE PAIN
246-853-705Patient evaluation and patient record.
246-853-710Treatment plan—Subacute pain.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGCHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT
246-853-715Patient evaluation and patient record.
246-853-720Treatment plan.
246-853-725Written agreement for treatment.
246-853-730Periodic review.
246-853-735Consultation—Recommendations and requirements.
246-853-740Consultation—Exemptions for exigent and special circumstances.
246-853-745Consultation—Exemptions for the osteopathic physician.
246-853-750Pain management specialist.
246-853-755Tapering requirements.
246-853-760Patients with chronic pain, including those on high doses, establishing a relationship with a new practitioner.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGSPECIAL POPULATIONS
246-853-765Special populations—Patients twenty-five years of age or under, pregnant patient, and aging populations.
246-853-770Episodic care of chronic opioid patients.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGCOPRESCRIBING
246-853-775Coprescribing of opioids with certain medications.
246-853-780Coprescribing of opioids for patients receiving medication assisted treatment.
246-853-785Coprescribing of naloxone.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGPRESCRIPTION MONITORING PROGRAM
246-853-790Prescription monitoring program—Required registration, queries, and documentation.
246-853-990Osteopathic fees and renewal cycle.
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