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Substance use disorder assessment servicesNoncompliance reporting requirements.

An agency providing substance use disorder assessment services must report noncompliance in all levels of care for an individual ordered into substance use disorder treatment by a court or other appropriate jurisdiction(s). An agency that fails to report noncompliance for an individual under chapter 46.61 RCW is subject to penalties as stated in RCW 46.61.5056(4). An agency providing treatment to an individual court-mandated to treatment, including deferred prosecution, must develop procedures addressing individual noncompliance and reporting requirements, including:
(1) Completing an authorization to release confidential information form that meets the requirements of 42 C.F.R. Part 2 and 45 C.F.R. Parts 160 and 164 or through a court order authorizing the disclosure under the requirements of 42 C.F.R. Part 2, Section 2.63 through 2.67.
(2) Notifying the designated chemical dependency specialist within three working days from obtaining information of any violation of the terms of the court order for purposes of revoking the individual's conditional release, or department of corrections (DOC) if the individual is under DOC supervision.
(3) Reporting and recommending action for emergency noncompliance to the court or other appropriate jurisdiction(s) within three working days from obtaining information on:
(a) An individual's failure to maintain abstinence from alcohol and other nonprescribed drugs as verified by individual's self-report, identified third party report confirmed by the agency, or blood alcohol content or other laboratory test.
(b) An individual's report of subsequent alcohol and/or drug related arrests.
(4) Reporting compliance status of persons convicted under chapter 46.61 RCW to the department of licensing.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.02.290, 70.02.340, 70.96A.040(4), 71.05.560, 71.24.035 (5)(c), 71.34.380, and 2014 c 225. WSR 16-13-087, § 388-877B-0540, filed 6/15/16, effective 7/16/16. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.02, 70.96A, 71.05, 71.24, 71.34, 74.50 RCW, RCW 74.08.090, 43.20A.890, and 42 C.F.R. Part 8. WSR 13-12-053, § 388-877B-0540, filed 5/31/13, effective 7/1/13.]
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