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WAC 296-823-13010

Obtain a copy of the health care professional's written opinion for hepatitis B vaccination and provide it to the employee.

(1) You must obtain and provide the employee a copy of the evaluating health care professional's written opinion for hepatitis B vaccination within fifteen days of the employee's evaluation.
Note:
1. If the health care professional provides the written opinion directly to the employee, you do not need to do so.
 
2. If the employee's personal health care professional completes the evaluation, you are not required to obtain the health care professional's written opinion.
(2) You must make sure the health care professional's written opinion is limited to whether a hepatitis B vaccination is indicated and if the employee has received this vaccination.
(3) You must make sure that all other findings or diagnoses remain confidential and are not included in the written report.
Reference:
Requirements for the health care professional's written opinion on post-exposure evaluation can be found in WAC 296-823-16030.
Helpful tool:
Health care professional's written opinion for post-exposure evaluation and health care provider's written opinion for hepatitis B vaccination.
These forms are available for your use in the resource section of this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-823-13010, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 03-09-110, § 296-823-13010, filed 4/22/03, effective 8/1/03.]
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