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WAC 246-808-360

Patient welfare.

The health and welfare of the patient shall always be paramount.
(1) A chiropractor owes their patient(s) the highest degree of skill and care.
(2) Absolute honesty shall characterize all transactions with patients.
(3) A chiropractor shall act in the best interest of the patient and not in the interest of any other party.
(4) A chiropractor shall provide evaluations, opinions, and recommendations that are unbiased.
(5) A chiropractor shall neither intentionally exaggerate nor minimize the gravity of the patient's condition, nor offer any false hope or prognosis.
(6) A chiropractor shall provide the highest quality of services regardless of expectation of reimbursement or lack thereof, including care provided to an indigent patient.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.25.0171 and 18.130.050. WSR 19-13-081, § 246-808-360, filed 6/17/19, effective 7/18/19. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.25 RCW. WSR 96-16-074, § 246-808-360, filed 8/6/96, effective 9/6/96.]
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