A health services provider who requests from the department payment for providing services shall maintain all records necessary for the director's authorized auditors to audit the provision of services. A provider shall keep all records necessary to disclose the extent of services the provider furnishes to industrially injured workers. At a minimum, these records must provide and include prompt and specific documentation of the level and type of service for which payment is sought. Records must be maintained for audit purposes for a minimum of five years.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020
(4) and 51.04.030
. WSR 86-20-074 (Order 86-36), § 296-20-02005, filed 10/1/86, effective 11/1/86.]