What information may be considered cause for denying an individual provider or prospective individual provider placement on the referral registry?

An individual provider may be denied placement on the referral registry for the following reasons:
(1) A background check that results in disqualifying crimes based on appropriate department of social and health services list of crimes and negative actions.
(2) Lack of disclosure on background authorization form.
(3) Inclusion on any state abuse and neglect directory.
(4) Information that a current and valid protective order exists and was issued in the state of Washington barring contact with children, vulnerable adults or persons with disabilities.
(5) A reasonable, good faith belief that an individual provider or prospective individual provider is unable to meet the care needs of consumers.
(6) The background check reveals an offense or pattern of offenses that the executive director determines may put consumers at risk.
(7) Department of social and health services IP contract is denied.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.280(3). WSR 09-21-100, § 257-10-130, filed 10/20/09, effective 11/20/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.280(3) and Title 74 RCW. WSR 09-10-005, § 257-10-130, filed 4/22/09, effective 5/23/09.]
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