Chapter 246-335 WAC

Last Update: 3/6/18

IN-HOME SERVICES AGENCIES

(Formerly chapters 246-327, 246-331 and 246-336 WAC)

WAC Sections

PARTS 1 THROUGH 4
REQUIREMENTS FOR IN-HOME SERVICES AGENCIES LICENSED TO PROVIDE HOME CARE, HOME HEALTH, AND HOSPICE SERVICES
Part 1 – General Requirements Applicable to All Service Categories
246-335-300Scope and purpose.
246-335-305Applicability.
246-335-310Definitions—General.
246-335-315License required.
246-335-320Initial application.
246-335-325License renewal.
246-335-330Change of ownership.
246-335-335Applicant or licensee responsibilities.
246-335-340Survey and investigation.
246-335-345Statement of deficiencies, plan of correction, and enforcement action.
246-335-350Substantial equivalency to the state survey requirement.
246-335-355Exemptions and alternative methods.
Part 2 - Requirements Specific to Home Care Agency Services
246-335-405Applicability.
246-335-410Definitions—Home care.
246-335-415Plan of operation.
246-335-420Delivery of services.
246-335-425Personnel, contractor, and volunteer policies.
246-335-430Personnel, contractor, and volunteer records.
246-335-435Bill of rights.
246-335-440Home care plan of care.
246-335-445Supervision of home care services.
246-335-450Client records.
246-335-455Quality improvement program.
Part 3 - Requirements Specific to Home Health Agency Services
246-335-505Applicability.
246-335-510Definitions—Home health.
246-335-515Plan of operation.
246-335-520Delivery of services.
246-335-525Personnel, contractor, and volunteer policies.
246-335-530Personnel, contractor, and volunteer records.
246-335-535Bill of rights.
246-335-540Home health plan of care.
246-335-545Supervision of home health services.
246-335-550Patient records.
246-335-555Quality improvement program.
246-335-560Home medical supplies and equipment.
Part 4 - Requirements Specific to Hospice Agency Services
246-335-605Applicability.
246-335-610Definitions—Hospice.
246-335-615Plan of operation.
246-335-620Delivery of services.
246-335-625Personnel, contractor, and volunteer policies.
246-335-630Personnel, contractor, and volunteer records.
246-335-635Bill of rights.
246-335-640Hospice plan of care.
246-335-645Supervision of hospice services.
246-335-650Patient records.
246-335-655Quality improvement program.
246-335-660Home medical supplies and equipment.
PARTS 5 THROUGH 12
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LICENSING, OPERATION, AND CONSTRUCTION OF HOSPICE CARE CENTERS
Part 5 – Requirements Specific to Licensing and Operation of Hospice Care Centers
246-335-705Applicability.
246-335-710Definitions.
246-335-712License required.
246-335-714General licensing requirements.
246-335-716Nutritional services.
246-335-718Infection control.
246-335-720Emergency preparedness.
246-335-722Pharmaceutical services.
246-335-724Exemptions and alternative methods.
Part 6 – Physical Environment Requirements
246-335-726Applicability.
246-335-728Construction and design codes.
246-335-730Design, construction review and approval of plans.
246-335-732Site and site development.
Part 7 – General Design Requirements
246-335-734General requirements.
246-335-736Furnishings.
246-335-738Pharmaceutical services area.
246-335-740Food preparation.
246-335-742Linen handling facilities.
246-335-744Laundry facilities.
246-335-746Utility rooms.
Part 8 – Specific Design Requirements
246-335-748Plumbing.
246-335-750Medical gases.
246-335-752Heating, ventilating and air conditioning.
246-335-754Electrical and communication systems.
Part 9 – Patient Areas
246-335-756Patient rooms.
246-335-758Patient toilets and bathing facilities.
Part 10 – Family, Personnel, Volunteer, Contractor, and Public Areas
246-335-760Family, personnel, volunteer, contractor, and public areas.
Part 11 – Facility Support
246-335-762Environmental services facilities.
246-335-764Maintenance facilities.
246-335-766Receiving, storage and distribution facilities.
Part 12 – Exemptions and Alternative Methods
246-335-768Exemptions and alternative methods.
Part 13 - Fees
246-335-990Fees.
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