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Facilities which are health care facilities.

For the purposes of chapter 70.37 RCW, the term health care facility includes the following facilities which are constructed, purchased, acquired, leased, used, owned or operated by a participant (as defined in RCW 70.37.020(4)):
(1) Hospices licensed under chapter 70.127 RCW;
(2) Hospitals licensed under chapter 70.41 RCW;
(3) Rural health facilities as defined in RCW 70.175.020;
(4) Psychiatric hospitals licensed under chapter 71.12 RCW;
(5) Nursing homes licensed under chapter 18.51 RCW (excluding any facility maintained by a participant as an independent nursing home);
(6) Community mental health centers licensed under chapter 71.05 or 71.24 RCW;
(7) Kidney disease treatment centers licensed under chapter 70.41 RCW;
(8) Ambulatory diagnostic, treatment or surgical facilities licensed under chapter 70.41 RCW;
(9) Drug and alcohol treatment facilities licensed under chapter 70.96A RCW;
(10) Home health agencies licensed under chapter 70.127 RCW;
(11) Abortion clinics;
(12) Acupuncture clinics;
(13) Asthma and allergy clinics;
(14) Birthing centers;
(15) Blood banks and blood centers;
(16) Children's clinics or hospitals;
(17) Chiropractic clinics;
(18) Community health clinics or centers;
(19) Comprehensive cancer centers;
(20) Comprehensive community health centers;
(21) Cosmetic surgery clinics;
(22) Dental clinics;
(23) Emergency hospitals;
(24) Evaluation and treatment facilities for mentally ill persons;
(25) Extended care facilities;
(26) Eye banks;
(27) Fertility clinics;
(28) Foot and ankle clinics;
(29) Freestanding ambulatory surgery centers;
(30) Health maintenance organizations;
(31) Homeopathic clinics;
(32) Hypnotherapy centers;
(33) Medical test sites;
(34) Mental health clinics or centers;
(35) Naturopathic clinics;
(36) Optometry clinics;
(37) Orthopedic clinics;
(38) Osteopathic clinics;
(39) Physical therapy clinics or centers;
(40) Prosthetic and orthotic clinics;
(41) Psychiatric clinics;
(42) Skilled nursing facilities;
(43) Sports medicine clinics; and
(44) Women's health care clinics.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.37.050. WSR 94-15-053, § 247-04-020, filed 7/15/94, effective 8/15/94.]