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RCW 70.245.150

Reporting of information to the department of health—Adoption of rules—Information collected not a public record—Annual statistical report.

(1)(a) The department of health shall annually review all records maintained under this chapter.
(b) The department of health shall require any health care provider upon writing a prescription or dispensing medication under this chapter to file a copy of the dispensing record and such other administratively required documentation with the department. All administratively required documentation shall be mailed or otherwise transmitted as allowed by department of health rule to the department no later than thirty calendar days after the writing of a prescription and dispensing of medication under this chapter, except that all documents required to be filed with the department by the prescribing physician after the death of the patient shall be mailed no later than thirty calendar days after the date of death of the patient. In the event that anyone required under this chapter to report information to the department of health provides an inadequate or incomplete report, the department shall contact the person to request a complete report.
(2) The department of health shall adopt rules to facilitate the collection of information regarding compliance with this chapter. Except as otherwise required by law, the information collected is not a public record and may not be made available for inspection by the public.
(3) The department of health shall generate and make available to the public an annual statistical report of information collected under subsection (2) of this section.
[2009 c 1 § 15 (Initiative Measure No. 1000, approved November 4, 2008).]
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