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As used in this chapter:
(1) "Department" means the department of corrections.
(2) "Health care practitioner" means an individual or firm licensed or certified to actively engage in a regulated health profession.
(3) "Health profession" means those licensed or regulated professions set forth in RCW 18.120.020(4).
(4) "Health care facility" means any hospital, hospice care center, licensed or certified health care facility, health maintenance organization regulated under chapter 48.46 RCW, federally qualified health maintenance organization, federally approved renal dialysis center or facility, or federally approved blood bank.
(5) "Health care services" means medical, dental, and mental health care services.
(6) "Secretary" means the secretary of the department.
(7) "Superintendent" means the superintendent of a correctional facility under the jurisdiction of the department, or his or her designee.


FindingsPurposeShort titleSeverabilityEffective date1995 1st sp.s. c 19: See notes following RCW 72.09.450.
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