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               (See also ABORTION; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; HOSPITALS; INSURANCE; WOMEN; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Acupuncture, as approved workers' compensation treatment: HB 2383
Adrenal insufficiency, acute, medical emergencies due to, provisions: HB 1498
Aim 3-part health and health care solution, pilot project and study, then contract with vendor: HB 1600
Ambulatory surgical facilities, regulatory provisions: SB 5778, * SSB 5778, CH 146 (2016) PV, SB 6446
Ambulatory surgical facilities, transfer agreements with extended stay recovery centers: SB 5453
Applied behavior analysis, creating state applied behavior analysis advisory committee: HB 1555, SB 5488, * SSB 5488, CH 118 (2015)
Autism and developmental delays, screening for, requirements: HB 1365, SB 5317, * SSB 5317, CH 8 (2015)
Autism, individuals with, honoring: * SR 8656 (2015)
Binge eating disorder, treatment with schedule II nonnarcotic stimulant, when: HB 2431, SB 6135, SB 6238
Biological products, interchangeable, prescribing and dispensing: HB 1675, HB 1679, * ESB 5935, CH 242 (2015)
Bladder health month, supporting observance of November as: * SR 8706 (2016)
Bleeding disorders, bleeding disorder collaborative for care, establishing: HB 1667, SHB 1667
Blood donation, blood-collecting or distributing establishments, online registry and registration of: HB 2580, * SHB 2580, CH 47 (2016)
Blood donation, by men who have had sex with men, USFDA efforts to change deferral guidance: HJM 4012
Cancer, breast, screening using digital breast tomosynthesis imaging, supporting use through tax incentives: HB 2999
Cancer, fund to fight cancer, establishing: HB 2194, SHB 2194, SB 6101
Cannabis, health and beauty aids, not subject to marijuana regulation: HB 1753, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2162, SB 5493, SB 6136
Cannabis, medical cannabis advisory committee, establishing: HB 1698
Cannabis, medical use, limiting to prescribed marijuana pill form: HB 1765
Cannabis, medical use, provisions: HB 1020, HB 1698, HB 1766, HB 2058, SB 5052, SSB 5052, * 2SSB 5052, CH 70 (2015) PV, SB 6136
Cannabis, state cannabis industry and economic development committee, establishing: SB 5858
Cardiac arrest, sudden, prevention program for school district coaches: HB 1750, SB 5083, * ESSB 5083, CH 26 (2015)
Children, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), HB 2396, SHB 2396
Community health centers, use of certain funds for health security trust: SB 5741
Contact lens manufacturers and distributors, price agreements limiting retailer and customer options, prohibiting: HB 1847, SB 5489
Costs, task force on high patient out-of-pocket costs, creating: HB 2871, SHB 2871
Costs, task force on patient out-of-pocket costs, creating: SB 6569, * SSB 6569, CH 25 (2016) V
Declarations, at time of driver's license or identicard application and issuance: HB 2652, SHB 2652, 2SHB 2652
Declarations, statewide health care declarations registry, entity to manage by contract: HB 2652, SHB 2652
Diabetes, glucagon for hypoglycemic episodes, administration by emergency medical technicians: HB 1878
Diabetes, multi-agency goals and benchmarks and agency plans: HB 1835, * SB 5689, CH 56 (2016)
Donate life month, national, honoring April as: * SR 8718 (2016)
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
East Asian medicine, point injection therapy: HB 1046, HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 97 (2016), SB 5161, SB 6389, SSB 6389
Emergency room patients, prepackaged medications for, authorizing: HB 1402, SB 5460, * ESSB 5460, CH 234 (2015)
Emergency, balance billing by out-of-network providers, work group to study ways to eliminate: SHB 2447
Emergency, by facility-based participating and nonparticipating providers, billing by: HB 2447
Emergency, state of, health care system exemptions and immunities during: HB 1944
EPI pens/epinephrine autoinjectors, providers and purchasers: HB 1528, SHB 1528, SB 5291, SB 6421, * SSB 6421, CH 10 (2016)
Extended stay recovery centers, comprehensive provisions: SB 5453
Eye drops, for treating glaucoma, early refill of prescription: SB 5268
Eye drops, topical ophthalmic products, early refill of prescription: * SSB 5268, CH 85 (2015)
Eye surgery, laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery, post-surgical infections, reporting of: SB 5454
Eye, organ, and tissue donors, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
Facilities, certain grant-funded hospital psychiatric bed projects, certificate of need exemption: * EHB 2212, CH 22 (2015), SB 6086
Facilities, definition, modifying to expand nursing assistant practice settings: * SHB 1727, CH 158 (2015)
Facilities, employees, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, which employees: HB 1732
Facilities, health care providers at, prohibiting facility limiting of care by: HB 1787, SB 5770
Facilities, hospital safety net assessment, expiration of, delaying: * 2EHB 2151, CH 5 (2015), SB 6045, SSB 6045
Facilities, hospital services coverage continuity when contract with carrier is being terminated: HB 1978, SB 5648
Facilities, in eastern Washington, employing resident physicians, B&O tax credit for, when: HB 2026
Facilities, kidney disease treatment centers, exempting from certificate of need review: HB 1357, HB 2099
Facilities, non-hospital, patient transport by ambulance, guidelines: HB 1721, * SHB 1721, CH 157 (2015), HB 2044
Facilities, nursing assistants taking and recording vital signs, when: HB 1727
Facilities, reducing unnecessary emergency services use through certain programs: HB 2044, SHB 2044, HB 2077, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 93 (2015)
Facilities, safe surrender of newborns at, information concerning, DSHS to compile: HB 2939, SB 6586
Glaucoma, eye drops for treating, early refill of prescription: SB 5268
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, examining reproductive health care access: HB 1647, SB 5574
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, forming permanent cumulative impacts task force: SB 6121
Health security trust, creating: HB 1025, SB 5132, SB 5741
Hearing disability services and hearing aids, equal coverage for: HB 2687, SB 6394
Heart disease, critical congenital heart disease, mandatory screening of newborns: HB 1285, * SHB 1285, CH 37 (2015)
HIV, routine screening, voluntary: SB 5728, * SSB 5728, CH 60 (2016)
Hospice care programs, prescription drug dispensing by pharmacy for: SB 6203, * ESSB 6203, CH 148 (2016)
Infectious diseases, testing for, free for good samaritans, when: HB 1353, SHB 1353, SB 5726
Information, provider or facility disclosure to family members, when: HB 2475
Information, provider or facility disclosure to family, friends, or certain other persons, when: SB 6565
Information, release by insurers: HB 1005, * SB 5011, CH 289 (2015)
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for: HB 2501
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for, work group to study: SHB 2501
Life alert services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: SB 5346
Lyme disease syndrome, posttreatment, effects of long-term antibiotic therapy on, studying: * SSB 5448, CH 89 (2015)
Lyme disease, long-term antibiotic therapy for, health professional prescribing or dispensing: HB 1347, SB 5448
Mammograms, communicating breast density to patients: HB 2328, SB 5040, SB 6146
Marijuana, comprehensive marijuana market reform, regulation and taxation: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), SB 6136
Marijuana, medical and recreational, comprehensive marijuana reform act: SB 5519
Marijuana, medical cannabis advisory committee, establishing: HB 1698
Marijuana, medical use, for posttraumatic stress and traumatic brain injury: HB 1969
Marijuana, medical use, for posttraumatic stress disorder: SB 5379
Marijuana, medical use, limiting to prescribed marijuana pill form: HB 1765
Marijuana, medical use, provisions: HB 1020, HB 1698, HB 1766, HB 1969, HB 2058, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2696, SB 5052, SSB 5052, * 2SSB 5052, CH 70 (2015) PV, SB 6136
Marijuana, medical use, research license, establishing: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), * SB 5121, CH 71 (2015)
Marijuana, medical use, research license, provisions: SB 6136, SB 6177, * SSB 6177, CH 9 (2016) V
Marijuana, medical, including production and tribal marijuana tax, tribal-state agreements: * HB 2000, CH 207 (2015)
Marijuana, medical, including production, tribal-state agreements: SB 5848, SB 6136
Marijuana, state cannabis industry and economic development committee, establishing: SB 5858
Natural medicine, congratulating Daniel K. Church for his work as president of Bastyr University: * HR 4638 (2015)
Opioid overdose medications, to counteract opioid overdoses, increasing access: HB 1671, * ESHB 1671, CH 205 (2015)
Opioids, prescription, additional fee at retail sale for naloxone access account deposit: HB 2132
Organ, eye, and tissue donors, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
Personal emergency response services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: * ESSB 5346, CH 30 (2015)
Primary health care, task force on aligning with behavioral health: * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016), SB 6544, SSB 6544, 2SSB 6544
Radiology benefit managers, registration of: * SHB 1183, CH 166 (2015)
Radiology benefit managers, regulating: HB 1183
Radiology benefit managers, repealing chapter concerning: HB 2445, SB 6447
Records, patient access and copies, fees charged by provider for: HB 2228
Robert Bree collaborative, meetings subject to open public meetings act: * SB 5144, CH 21 (2015)
Serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition, patient with, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices: HB 2961
Special health care needs, children with, parent to parent program expansion: * HB 2394, CH 92 (2016), * SSB 6329 (2016) V
Spinal manipulation services, fair payment of chiropractors by health insurance carriers for: HB 2861
Telemedicine or store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Telemedicine, as reimbursable service: HB 1403, HB 2927, SB 5175, * SSB 5175, CH 23 (2015)
Telemedicine, board of, creating: SB 5986
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, creating: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices, when: SB 6550, SSB 6550
Transplants, organ donors, presenting gift of life award to, when: * SB 5532, CH 8 (2015)
Visual screening in schools, to include distance and near: HB 1865, * SB 6245, CH 219 (2016)
Women's health care clinics and providers, violence against, condemning: * SR 8699 (2016)
Workforce in health care, assessing shortages in primary care, behavioral health, and gerontology/long-term care: SSB 6485