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PDFWAC 182-532-001

Reproductive health servicesDefinitions.

The following definitions and those found in chapter 182-500 WAC apply to this chapter.
340B dispensing fee - The medicaid agency's established fee paid to a registered and medicaid-participating 340B drug program provider under the public health service (PHS) act for expenses involved in acquiring, storing and dispensing prescription drugs or drug-containing devices (see WAC 182-530-7900). A dispensing fee is not paid for nondrug items, devices, or supplies (see WAC 182-530-7050).
"Complication" - A condition occurring subsequent to and directly arising from the family planning services received under the rules of this chapter.
"Comprehensive preventive family planning visit" - For the purposes of this program, a comprehensive, preventive, contraceptive visit that includes evaluation and management of an individual, such as: Age appropriate history, examination, counseling/anticipatory guidance, risk factor reduction interventions, and laboratory and diagnostic procedures that are covered under the client's respective agency program.
"Contraception" - Prevention of pregnancy through the use of contraceptive methods.
"Contraceptive" - Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved prescription and nonprescription methods, including devices, drugs, products, methods, or surgical interventions used to prevent pregnancy, as described in WAC 182-530-2000.
"Family planning only – Pregnancy related program" - The program that covers family planning only services for eligible clients for ten months following the sixty-day post pregnancy period.
"Family planning only program" - The program that covers family planning only services for eligible clients for twelve months from the date the agency determines eligibility. This program was formerly referred to as TAKE CHARGE.
"Family planning services" - Medically safe and effective medical care, educational services, and contraceptives that enable individuals to plan and space the number of their children and avoid unintended pregnancies.
"Natural family planning" (also known as fertility awareness method) - Methods to identify the fertile days of the menstrual cycle and avoid unintended pregnancies, such as observing, recording, and interpreting the natural signs and symptoms associated with the menstrual cycle.
"Over-the-counter (OTC)" - Drugs, devices, and products that do not require a prescription to be sold or dispensed. (See WAC 182-530-1050)
"Reproductive health" - The prevention and treatment of illness, disease, and disability related to the function of reproductive systems during all stages of life and includes:
(a) Related, appropriate, and medically necessary care;
(b) Education of clients in medically safe and effective methods of family planning; and
(c) Pregnancy and reproductive health care.
"Reproductive health care services" - Any medical services or treatments, including pharmaceutical and preventive care service or treatments, directly involved in the reproductive system and its processes, functions, and organs involved in reproduction, in all stages of life. Reproductive health care services does not include infertility treatment.
"Reproductive system" - Includes, but is not limited to: Genitals, gonads, the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and breasts.
"Sexually transmitted infection (STI)" - A disease or infection acquired as a result of sexual contact.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160 and section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act. WSR 19-18-024, § 182-532-001, filed 8/28/19, effective 10/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 74.09.520, 74.09.657, 74.09.659, and 74.09.800. WSR 13-16-008, § 182-532-001, filed 7/25/13, effective 9/1/13. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-532-001, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 74.09.800. WSR 05-24-032, § 388-532-001, filed 11/30/05, effective 12/31/05; WSR 04-05-011, § 388-532-001, filed 2/6/04, effective 3/8/04.]
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