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PDFWAC 246-562-070

Criteria for the proposed practice location to be served by the physician.

(1) The proposed practice location(s) must be located in:
(a) A federally designated primary care HPSA(s); or
(b) A federally designated mental HPSA(s) for psychiatrists; or
(c) A state operated psychiatric or correctional facility.
(2) If the federal designation is based on a specific population, the applicant must serve the designated population.
(3) If the practice location is not located in a federally designated HPSA or a state correctional or psychiatric institution the applicant must meet the criteria in WAC 246-562-075.
(4) The practice location named in the visa waiver application may be an existing practice location or a new practice location. If a new practice location is planned, the additional criteria in (a) through (c) of this subsection apply. New practice locations must:
(a) Have the legal, financial, and organizational structure necessary to provide a stable practice environment, and must provide a business plan that supports this information;
(b) Support a full-time physician practice;
(c) Have written referral plans that describe how patients using the new location will be connected to other care if needed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.185.040 and P.L. 110-362. WSR 16-17-060, § 246-562-070, filed 8/12/16, effective 10/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.185 RCW and Public Law 108-441. WSR 06-07-035, § 246-562-070, filed 3/8/06, effective 4/8/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.185 RCW. WSR 98-20-067, § 246-562-070, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98.]
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