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Establishment of new behavioral health organizations.

*** CHANGE IN 2019 *** (SEE 5432-S2.SL) ***
(1) The authority may establish new behavioral health organization boundaries in any part of the state:
(a) Where more than one organization chooses not to respond to, or is unable to substantially meet the requirements of, the request for a detailed plan under RCW 71.24.320;
(b) Where a behavioral health organization is subject to reprocurement under RCW 71.24.330; or
(c) Where two or more behavioral health organizations propose to reconfigure themselves to achieve consolidation, in which case the procurement process described in RCW 71.24.320 and 71.24.330(2) does not apply.
(2) The authority may establish no fewer than six and no more than fourteen behavioral health organizations under this chapter. No entity shall be responsible for more than three behavioral health organizations.


FindingsIntentEffective date2018 c 201: See notes following RCW 41.05.018.
Effective date2014 c 225: See note following RCW 71.24.016.
FindingsIntentSeverabilityApplicationConstructionCaptions, part headings, subheadings not lawAdoption of rulesEffective dates2005 c 504: See notes following RCW 71.05.027.
AlphabetizationCorrection of references2005 c 504: See note following RCW 71.05.020.
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