71.12.720  <<  71.12.730 >>   71.12.740

Psychiatric hospitalsManaged care organizations.

With respect to a person enrolled in medical assistance under chapter 74.09 RCW, a psychiatric hospital shall make every effort to:
(1) Inform the medicaid managed care organization in which the person is enrolled of the person's discharge or change in care plan on the following timelines:
(a) For an anticipated discharge, no later than 24 hours prior to the known discharge date; or
(b) For all other discharges, including if the person leaves against medical advice, no later than the date of discharge or departure from the facility; and
(2) Engage with medicaid managed care organizations in discharge planning, which includes informing and connecting patients to care management resources at the appropriate managed care organization.


FindingIntent2022 c 215: See note following RCW 70.320.020.
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