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               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; PSYCHOLOGISTS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER; VETERINARIANS)
Abortion, provider requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1526
Abortion, provider requirements, reporting sterility, hospital stay, and live birth: SB 6391
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, as revised name for profession: HB 2203, SB 6038
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, point injection therapy: HB 2203, SB 6038
Anxiety level of patients, provider assessment: HB 1920
Assault, third degree, to include assault of any health care provider: HB 2294
Assistants, medical assistants-certified, continuing education: HB 2351
Athletic trainers, regulatory provisions: HB 1689, SB 5688, * ESSB 5688, CH 358 (2019)
Audiologists, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technology materials for: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Audiologists, current hearing assistive technology materials: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Blockchain technology, Washington blockchain work group, establishing: HB 2604, SB 6065
Cardiovascular invasive specialists, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Chiropractors, adjustments by regular senior students: HB 1477, * SB 5817, CH 405 (2019)
Chiropractors, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
Chiropractors, medicaid payment for manipulative therapy and services: HB 2702
Credentialing of providers by health insurance carriers, requirements: HB 1552
Data issues, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457
Direct patient-provider primary care practices, moving provisions to Title 18: SB 6062
Driver's license, medical alert designation on, provider role: HB 2440
East Asian medicine, renaming as "acupuncture or Eastern medicine": HB 1865, * SHB 1865, CH 308 (2019), SB 5794
East Asian medicine, scope of practice and education/training: HB 1865, * SHB 1865, CH 308 (2019), SB 5794
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, as revised name for profession: HB 2203, SB 6038
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, point injection therapy: HB 2203, SB 6038
Emergency medical personnel, certain fishing/hunting licenses, at no charge: HB 2450
Emergency medical services personnel licensure interstate compact: HB 2462
Emergency medical services personnel practice, interstate commission for: HB 2462
Employees of facilities, meal and rest breaks and overtime for various: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Employees of facilities, on prescheduled on-call: HB 2181, SB 5344, SSB 5344, SB 5373, SB 6018
Eyes, scleral tattooing, prohibiting performing of: * SHB 1856, CH 307 (2019)
Facility medical staff, whistleblower protections and sanction process: HB 1049, * SHB 1049, CH 62 (2019), SB 5401
Fee-setting for professions, public role in rule-making process: * HB 1753, CH 303 (2019)
Female genital mutilation, performing on a minor, class B felony: HB 2000
Female genital mutilation, performing, as unprofessional conduct, when: HB 2000, SB 5257
Fire protection districts, health clinic services, authority to provide: SB 6058
Hearing aid dispensers, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technology materials for: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Hearing aid dispensers, current hearing assistive technology materials: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Independent health care providers, B&O tax exemption and deduction: HB 2582
Massage therapy, licensed therapist practice of: HB 1082, SHB 1082, SB 5097, SSB 5097
Medicaid, managed health care system, nonparticipating providers: HB 2616, SB 6397
Medicaid/medicare, certain providers, B&O tax surcharges exemption, when: HB 2392
Medical assistants-certified, continuing education: HB 2351
Medical school graduates, international, assistance program and committee: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, barriers/assistance program, studying: * 2SSB 5846, CH 329 (2019)
Medical school graduates, international, residency programs: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, work group for studying, establishing: * 2SSB 5846, CH 329 (2019)
Music therapists, licensing of, and advisory committee: SB 5485, ESSB 5485
Naturopathy, drug and controlled substance prescribing: SHB 1630
Naturopathy, legend drug and controlled substance prescribing: HB 1630, SB 5752
Noncompetition covenants, medical school/faculty group practice employees: SB 6081
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges by hospital: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Nurses, ARNPs, insurance reimbursement at physician level: HB 1433, SB 5647
Nurses, forensic nurse examiners for nonfatal strangulation victims: SB 6162
Nurses, interstate commission of nurse licensure compact administrators: HB 1882, HB 2376, SB 5460, SB 6209
Nurses, LPNs and RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2019: HB 1882, SB 5460
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2020: HB 2376, SB 6209
Nurses, nurse educator incentive grant program, establishing: SB 5931
Nurses, regional sexual assault nurse examiner leader pilot program: HB 1942
Nurses, RNs and ARNPs, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Nurses, RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: SB 5344, SSB 5344
Nurses, school, continuing certification, suicide screening/referral training: HB 2643
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners in E. Washington, program for: HB 1942
Nursing assistants, certified, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Opioid prescribing, requirements: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, HB 2337, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019), SB 6447
Optometrists, suicide assessment and treatment training: HB 2411
Osteopathic physician assistants, repealing separate chapter for: HB 2378, SB 5411, SB 6240
Osteopathic physicians, health carrier certification maintenance requirement: HB 2313
Osteopathy, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Out-of-network providers at facilities, unexpected costs, protections against: HB 1065, SHB 1065, * 2SHB 1065, CH 427 (2019), HB 1215, SB 5031, SB 5699
Paramedics, training program use of live animals, prohibitions: SB 5211, SSB 5211
Participating providers, health carrier certification maintenance requirement: HB 2313
Pelvic examinations, by health care providers, informed consent: ESB 5282
Phlebotomists, forensic, statutory minimum qualifications, removing: HB 1504, ESHB 1504
Physical therapists, intramuscular needling: HB 1260, SB 5642
Physical therapists, spinal manipulation endorsement, repealing certain provisions: HB 2482, SB 6407
Physician assistants, granting of privileges by hospital: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Physician assistants, modernizing practice of: HB 2378, SB 5411, SB 6240
Physicians, health carrier certification maintenance requirement, prohibition: HB 2313
Physicians, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Plasma-donation facilities, health care practitioner supervision of: HB 1857
Pregnancy, complications care by provider, prohibiting care entity prohibitions: HB 2561
Primary care collaborative, establishing: HB 2615, SB 6413
Primary care, medicaid services by, medicare payment rate floor: SB 5319
Provider networks, health insurance enrollee protections: SB 5780
Provider organizations, material changes to, notice of: HB 1607, * SHB 1607, CH 267 (2019), HB 2170
Provider organizations, material changes to, rate-setting due to: HB 1693
Provider organizations, noncompetitive practices by, whistleblower protections: HB 2172
Provider organizations, physicians, rate-setting by new commission, when: HB 1693
Providers and carriers, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457
Providers, provision of information to patient regarding death with dignity act: HB 1608, SHB 1608, SB 5542
Providers, within practice scope and care standards, care entity restrictions: HB 1608, SHB 1608, SB 5542
Radiologic technologists, diagnostic, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Records, health care information, firearm background checks: HB 1097
Reflexology, certification, exempting foot zone therapy from: HB 1848
Reflexology, certified reflexologist practice of: HB 1082, SHB 1082, SB 5097, SSB 5097
Reimbursement, through medicaid at medicare rate or higher: HB 1185
Respiratory care practitioners, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Rural providers, substitute providers, medicaid managed care payment of: HB 2598, SB 6358
Sexual misconduct, providers sanctioned for, notifying patients: HB 1198, * SHB 1198, CH 69 (2019)
Students, professional practice by, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Suicide, deaths and attempts as notifiable conditions to report: HB 2563
Suicide, prevention training program for health care professionals: HB 2411
Surgical technologists, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Telehealth training/treatment program to aid at-risk students, provider role: SB 5389, 2ESSB 5389
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, physician credentialing: * SB 5387, CH 49 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training: SB 5386, * SSB 5386, CH 48 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training, when required: SB 6061
Trainers, athletic, regulatory provisions: HB 1689, SB 5688, * ESSB 5688, CH 358 (2019)
Unprofessional conduct, to include human embryo genome editing: HB 1990
Vision care, prescriptions and remote technology: HB 2003, SB 5759
Washington health corps initiative, professionals in underserved areas via: HB 1668, SHB 1668, * 2SHB 1668, CH 302 (2019)
Workforce education B&O tax surcharges, exemption for certain providers: HB 2392, SB 6055, SB 6059
Workforce education B&O tax surcharges, various provisions, modifying: HB 2468