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               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS)
Adjudicatory proceedings, before the secretary or department, delegation of authority to presiding officer: * ESHB 1381, CH 109 (2013)
Adjudicatory proceedings, before the secretary, using office of administrative hearings: HB 1381
Adjudicatory proceedings, by health agency disciplining authorities, delegation of authority to presiding officer: * ESHB 1381, CH 109 (2013)
Adjudicatory proceedings, by health agency disciplining authorities, using office of administrative hearings: HB 1381
Alzheimer's disease, department to convene working group: SB 6124
Ambulances, diversion to urgent care facilities, department to study: SB 5553
Applications submitted to department, requiring prompt action: HB 1163, HB 1236, SB 5821
Birth certificates, provisions: HB 1525, * SHB 1525, CH 321 (2013), SB 5118, ESSB 5118
Birth certificates, provisions concerning adopted persons and birth parents: HB 1525, * SHB 1525, CH 321 (2013), SB 5118, ESSB 5118
Bisphenol A, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, department role in restricting: HB 2779
Certificates of need, exemption of public hospital districts from requirements: SB 5225, SB 5226
Chemicals and chemical mixtures in environment, department of health to evaluate and report: SB 5348
Chiropractic quality assurance commission, additional authority over budget development, spending, staffing, and other matters, modifying provisions: HB 1518, SHB 1518, * 2SHB 1518, CH 81 (2013)
Community health alert notification plans, department guidance for local health jurisdictions: HB 1139, SHB 1139, SB 5228
Dental hygiene practitioners, licensing by department: HB 1516, HB 2321, SB 5433
Dental practitioners, licensing by department: HB 1516, HB 2321, SB 5433
Dentists, licensure status, modifying provisions concerning expiration and late renewal fees, department role: HB 1603
Diabetes epidemic, agency collaboration to identify goals and develop agency plans, department involvement: HB 1795, SB 5423
Disciplining authorities, adjudicatory proceedings, delegation of authority to presiding officer: * ESHB 1381, CH 109 (2013)
Disciplining authorities, adjudicatory proceedings, mandatory use of office of administrative hearings: HB 1381
Electronic tracking program, coordinated care, integrating prescription monitoring program into: SB 5554
Emergency department overcrowding, department to convene stakeholders meeting concerning, requirements: SB 5629
Federal receipts, requiring that department report concerning federal financial assistance: SB 5804, * SSB 5804, CH 32 (2013)
Firearm-related injury and death prevention education program, creation, department to administer: HB 1703
Food and beverage provision and service standards for agencies, department to submit report summarizing: HB 1321, SHB 1321
Foreign medical school graduates, licensing as allopathic physicians, requirements: HB 1409, SHB 1409, SB 5414
Genetically engineered foods, disclosure for retail sale, department regulatory and enforcement authority: SB 5073
Health care provider peer review bodies, provider lawsuits for actions taken by, limitations on remedies: HB 1436, SB 5550
Health care, department role in identifying and briefing legislature on promising current and emerging health care practices: SB 5538
Health programs of department, funding through use of public utility tax collected from water distribution businesses: HB 1685
Hearing instrument fitter/dispenser, replacing licensing category with hearing aid specialist, department role: * EHB 2108, CH 189 (2014)
Immunization, making childhood immunization resources available to pregnant women, department role: SB 6297, ESSB 6297
Licensing, third-party reimbursement programs, prohibiting provider participation as a licensure condition: SB 5215, SSB 5215, * E2SSB 5215, CH 293 (2013)
Marijuana, medical, department to convene work group: SSB 5887, 2SSB 5887, E3SSB 5887, SB 6178, SSB 6178, 2SSB 6178
Marijuana, medical, revising Washington state medical use of cannabis act, expanding department role: HB 2149, SHB 2149, E2SHB 2149
Massage therapy, licensing massage therapy establishments: HB 1981
Medical order form, futile emergency medical treatment, department to develop for statewide use: SB 5562, SSB 5562
Medical quality assurance commission, additional authority over budget development, spending, staffing, and other matters, modifying provisions: HB 1518, SHB 1518, * 2SHB 1518, CH 81 (2013)
Medical quality assurance commission, allopathic physicians, licensing of foreign medical school graduates: HB 1409, SHB 1409, SB 5414
Medical quality assurance commission, authority over budget development, spending, and staffing: HB 1564
Medical quality assurance commission, out-of-state telemedicine providers delivering services to residents, commission role: 2ESHB 1448
Medical quality assurance commission, physician assistant regulation, modernizing: * SHB 1737, CH 203 (2013)
Medical quality assurance commission, quality improvement program for physicians and physician assistants, conducting pilot program with department: SHB 2139
Medical quality assurance commission, quality improvement program for physicians and physician assistants, establishing: HB 2139, SHB 2139, SB 5980
Medical quality assurance commission, requiring current professional practice information from physicians and physician assistants for license renewal: HB 2389, SB 5530, SB 6196
Medical quality assurance commission, term limits for members: HB 2570
Medical specialty technicians, registration and duties, department role: HB 1623, SB 5525
Newborn screening, births outside hospital, collecting blood sample for tests: * SHB 2544, CH 18 (2014)
Newborn screening, hospitals to collect blood sample for certain screening tests, department role: HB 2544
Notifiable health conditions, public notification guidelines, department to establish work group: HB 1139, SB 5228
Nursing care quality assurance commission, additional authority over budget development, spending, staffing, and other matters, modifying provisions: HB 1518, SHB 1518, * 2SHB 1518, CH 81 (2013)
Nursing care quality assurance commission, out-of-state telemedicine providers delivering services to residents, commission role: 2ESHB 1448
Osteopathic medicine and surgery, board of, modernizing physician assistant regulation: * SHB 1737, CH 203 (2013)
Osteopathic medicine and surgery, board of, out-of-state telemedicine providers delivering services to residents, board role: 2ESHB 1448
Patients, discharge data in comprehensive hospital abstract reporting system, maintaining confidentiality, department role: HB 2380, SB 6139, * ESSB 6265, CH 220 (2014) PV
Permitting decisions, enhancing transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Phthalates, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, department role in restricting: HB 2779
Physicians and nurses, standardized clinical affiliation agreements for clinical placements, department to convene work group to study: HB 1660
Pregnant women, making prenatal nutrition resources available to, department role: * SB 6299, CH 38 (2014)
Prescription drugs and supplies, donated, authorizing dispensing to uninsured persons, department role: HB 1382, SHB 1382, SB 5148, * SSB 5148, CH 260 (2013)
Prescription monitoring database, access for clinical laboratories, department role: EHB 1593, SB 5772
Prescription monitoring program, funding entirely from medicaid fraud penalty account: * HB 1565, CH 36 (2013), SB 5493
Prescription monitoring program, integrating into coordinated care electronic tracking program: SB 5554
Public health supplemental account, use of funds to include paying for staff: HB 2388, * SB 6284, CH 94 (2014)
Quality assurance committees, information and records created for: * ESB 5666, CH 301 (2013)
Quality improvement program for physicians and physician assistants, establishment: HB 2139, SHB 2139, SB 5980
Quality improvement programs and committees, information and records created for: * ESB 5666, CH 301 (2013)
Rule making by department, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
Rules, review of, department to conduct for streamlining purposes: HB 1591, SHB 1591, SB 5679, * SSB 5679, CH 30 (2013)
Selecky, Mary C., recognizing contribution of: * HR 4636 (2013)
Sexual orientation change efforts, practice of, department to establish work group to make recommendations concerning: HB 1882
Significant health risks, public notification guidelines, department to establish work group: SHB 1139
Suicide prevention, Washington plan for, department to develop: HB 2315, * ESHB 2315, CH 71 (2014), SB 6468
Water supply, treatment of raw groundwater to potable level, department role: HB 2620