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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS RSS Feed
               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER)
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, as revised name for profession: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, point injection therapy: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Assistants, medical, telemedicine practitioner visits assistance by, via interactive A/V telemedicine technology: * HB 1378, CH 44 (2021)
Audiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact and compact commission, establishing: HB 1043
Colon hydrotherapists, certification of, and mandatory affiliation with naturopath: * SB 5124, CH 179 (2021)
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, as revised name for profession: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, point injection therapy: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Employees, health care workers, paid administrative leave during public health emergency for, when: HB 1242
Employees, health care, unemployment and workers' compensation benefits, when: SB 5190, * ESSB 5190, CH 251 (2021)
Health care, injuries resulting from, actions against providers for, standard of care law and proof of injury: SB 5271, * SSB 5271, CH 241 (2021)
Health equity continuing education training for health professions, requirements: SB 5229, * ESSB 5229, CH 276 (2021)
Health equity curriculum, for medical students, development by UW/WSU schools of medicine: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, contracts reflecting underrepresented populations: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Home care aides, long-term care workers certification as: HB 1120, * ESHB 1120, CH 203 (2021)
Home care aides, nurse delegation of glucose testing/monitoring to, when: HB 1120, HB 1124, SHB 1124
Incompetence/misconduct, other provider charges/evidence, committee/board records, certain exemptions for: SB 5098
Insurance carriers, health, contracts with providers, prohibitions: HB 1160, SHB 1160, E2SHB 1160
Malpractice claims, monetary damages, accrual of interest: SB 5155, SSB 5155, 2SSB 5155
Medical assistants, telemedicine practitioner visits assistance by, via interactive A/V telemedicine technology: * HB 1378, CH 44 (2021)
Medical school graduates, international, limited license for, when: HB 1129, * SHB 1129, CH 204 (2021)
Medical students, health equity curriculum for, development by UW/WSU schools of medicine: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
Miscarriage management/ectopic pregnancies treatment, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: SB 5140, * SSB 5140, CH 235 (2021)
Naturopathic physicians, affiliation of certified colon hydrotherapists with: * SB 5124, CH 179 (2021)
Naturopathic physicians, controlled substances prescriptive authority, expanding: SB 5088
Naturopathic physicians, expanding scope of practice of: SB 5088
Nurses, advanced registered nurse practitioners, health carrier reimbursement at same rate as physicians: SB 5222
Nurses, long-term care settings, delegation of tasks to certified assistants or home care aides: HB 1120, HB 1124, SHB 1124
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate commission of nurse licensure compact administrators, creating: SB 5247
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2021: SB 5247
Nurses, nurse forensic examiners for nonfatal strangulation victims: SB 5183, SSB 5183, * 2SSB 5183, CH 269 (2021)
Nurses, registered/licensed practical/vocational, multistate license to practice: SB 5247
Nursing assistants, alternative training and a competency evaluation, completion of: HB 1120, * ESHB 1120, CH 203 (2021)
Nursing assistants, certified, nurse delegation of glucose testing/monitoring to, when: HB 1120, HB 1124, SHB 1124
Opioid overdose reversal medication bulk purchasing and distribution program, establishing: * 2SSB 5195, CH 273 (2021)
Opioid overdose reversal medication, dispensing or prescribing of, requirements: SSB 5195
Opioid overdose reversal medication, dispensing/distributing or prescribing of, requirements: * 2SSB 5195, CH 273 (2021)
Opioid overdose reversal medication, prescribing of, requirements: SB 5195
Personal protective equipment, during COVID emergency, provider reimbursement by health carrier: SB 5169, * SSB 5169, CH 94 (2021)
Physical therapy, profession of, and physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, recognizing: * HR 4629 (2021)
Physicians, performing breast implant surgery, informing patient and receiving informed consent for, requirements: SB 5441, ESSB 5441
Pregnancy, complications of, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: * SSB 5140, CH 235 (2021)
Providers, of primary care services, medicaid reimbursement at higher rate: SB 5246
Providers, selected laws/regulations, automatic waiver or suspension during state of emergency of: SB 5178
Providers, selected laws/regulations, timely consideration of waiver or suspension of, when: * ESSB 5178, CH 268 (2021)
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, class C felony: SB 5348
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, conceived child cause of civil action for: SB 5348
Respiratory care practitioners, practice of respiratory care by, expansion of, and licensing requirements: HB 1383, * SHB 1383, CH 114 (2021)
Seizures/neurological symptoms/etc., children with, diagnostic services/genetic testing for, provider referral: HB 1346
Telemedicine, audio-only, delivery of services to covered persons via, reimbursement for: HB 1196, * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021), SB 5325
Telemedicine, audio-only, established patient/provider relationship before providing, studying need for: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
Telemedicine, audio/visual, medical assistants assisting during practitioner visit via interactive technology: * HB 1378, CH 44 (2021)
Telemedicine, consultation of out-of-state practitioner with in-state practitioner responsible for patient: SB 5423, * SSB 5423, CH 247 (2021)
Telemedicine, services, health carrier reimbursement of provider at in-person total compensation amount: HB 1462