Chapter 18.51 RCW



18.51.007Legislative intent.
18.51.009Resident rights.
18.51.030License required.
18.51.040Application for license.
18.51.050LicenseIssuance, renewalFeeDisplay.
18.51.054Denial of license.
18.51.062Temporary managersDepartment shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless.
18.51.065PenaltiesHearing (as amended by 1989 c 175).
18.51.065PenaltiesHearing (as amended by 1989 c 372).
18.51.067License suspensionNoncompliance with support orderReissuance.
18.51.091Inspection of nursing homes and community-based servicesNotice of violationsApproval of alterations or new facilities.
18.51.140Fire protectionDuties of chief of the Washington state patrol.
18.51.145Building inspectionsAuthority of chief of the Washington state patrol.
18.51.150Operating without licensePenalty.
18.51.160Operating without licenseInjunction.
18.51.170Application of chapter to homes or institutions operated by certain religious organizations.
18.51.180Outpatient servicesAuthorizedDefined.
18.51.185Outpatient servicesCost studiesVendor rates.
18.51.190Complaint of violationRequest for inspectionNoticeConfidentiality.
18.51.200Preliminary review of complaintOn-site investigation.
18.51.210Authority to enter and inspect nursing homeAdvance noticeDefense.
18.51.220Retaliation or discrimination against complainant prohibited, penaltyPresumption.
18.51.230General inspection before license renewalRequiredAdvance notice prohibited.
18.51.240Alterations or additionsPreliminary inspection and approval.
18.51.250Nursing homes without violationsPublic agencies notifiedPriority.
18.51.260Posting citations for violation of RCW 18.51.060.
18.51.270Annual report of citationsPublicationContents.
18.51.280Chapter cumulative.
18.51.290Writings as public records.
18.51.300Retention and preservation of records of patients.
18.51.310Comprehensive plan for utilization reviewLicensing standardsRegulations.
18.51.320Contact with animalsRules.
18.51.350Conflict with federal requirements.
18.51.400ReceivershipLegislative findings.
18.51.410ReceivershipPetition to establishGrounds.
18.51.420ReceivershipDefenses to petition.
18.51.430ReceivershipPersons qualified to act as receiver.
18.51.440ReceivershipJudicial hearing.
18.51.450ReceivershipAppointment of receiver.
18.51.470ReceivershipAccounting of acts and expenditures by receiver.
18.51.480ReceivershipCompensation, liabilityRevision of medicaid reimbursement rate.
18.51.490ReceivershipPowers of receiver.
18.51.500ReceivershipFinancial assistanceUse of revenues and proceeds of facility.
18.51.510ReceivershipState medical assistance.
18.51.520ReceivershipForeclosures and seizures not allowed.
18.51.530Notice of change of ownership or management.
18.51.540Cost disclosure to attending physicians.
18.51.550Investigation of complaints of violations concerning nursing technicians.
18.51.560Employment of physicians.
18.51.920ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.


Assisted living facilities: Chapter 18.20 RCW.
Birthing centers: Chapter 18.46 RCW.
Employment of dental hygienist without supervision of dentist authorized: RCW 18.29.056.
Labor regulations, collective bargainingHealth care activities: Chapter 49.66 RCW.
Resident care, operating standards: Chapter 74.42 RCW.
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