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Chapter 246-330 WAC

Last Update: 4/1/13

AMBULATORY SURGICAL FACILITIES

WAC Sections

Purpose and applicability of chapter.
Definitions.
PART I
OPERATIONAL RULES
Department responsibilitiesLicensing, change of ownershipAdjudicative proceeding.
Department responsibilityOn-site survey and complaint investigation.
Operating without a licenseAdjudicative proceeding.
Exemptions, interpretations, alternative methods.
Application for licenseAnnual update of ambulatory surgical facilities informationLicense renewalRight to contest a license decision.
Ambulatory surgical facility responsibilities.
Requests for exemptions, interpretations, alternative methods.
Governance.
Leadership.
Patient rights and organizational ethics.
Adverse health events reporting requirements.
Management of human resources.
Medical staff.
Management of information.
Coordinated quality improvement program.
Infection control program.
FeesLicense, change of ownership, refund process.
Pharmaceutical services.
Patient care services.
Surgical services.
Anesthesia services.
Recovery care.
Emergency services.
PART II
ENVIRONMENT OF CARE
Management of environment for care.
PART III
NEW CONSTRUCTION
Applicability of WAC 246-330-500 through 246-330-510.
Department responsibilitiesConstruction review, approval of plans.
Design, construction review, and approval of plans.