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               (See also ABORTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY; HEALTH CARE OVERSIGHT, JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Access for all trust, Washington, and standing committees, creating: SB 5747
Access for all trust, Washington, creating as single health financing entity: SB 5747
Accountable communities of health, certain incentive payments, B&O tax deduction: * SHB 2998, CH 102 (2018)
Accountable communities of health, certain local/state/federal funds, B&O tax deduction: HB 2998
Accountable communities of health, certain medicaid incentive payments, B&O tax deduction: SB 6615
Advance directives, notaries and proof of identity for, in natural death act: HB 1640, SB 5478
Apple care trust, Washington, and committees, as single health financing agency: SB 5701
Autism, individuals with, honoring and supporting: * HR 4635 (2017), * SR 8637 (2017)
Bone marrow donation, information for driver's license and identicard applicants: HB 2557, SHB 2557, SB 6155, * SSB 6155, CH 192 (2018)
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage for cancer patients: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Cannabis, medical use, provisions: HB 1060, SHB 1060, HB 1094, HB 1098, HB 1212, SHB 1212, * HB 1250, CH 131 (2017), HB 1667, HB 2021, SHB 2021, HB 2098, ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5290, SB 5606, SB 5928, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018), SB 5933
Cannabis, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Care options, preempted by provider beliefs, notice requirements: SB 5767
Charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Children, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: HB 1641, * SHB 1641, CH 275 (2017)
Children, primary care behavioral health bidirectional integration model: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Children, primary care behavioral health integration model and performance: SB 5779
Children, sexually transmitted diseases, treatment information disclosure: SB 5561
Children, treatment information, disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Chiropractic services, reimbursement parity for: * ESB 5518, CH 181 (2018)
Chiropractic services, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Community assistance referral and education services program, fire department role: HB 1358, SHB 1358, * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Conversion therapy, practicing on minor, as provider unprofessional conduct, when: HB 2753, * SB 5722, CH 300 (2018)
Debt, medical, collection of, debtor right to request itemized bill: HB 2731
Debt, medical, collection of, limits on: HB 2731
Debt, medical, studying: SHB 2731
Declarations, statewide health care declarations registry, entity to manage: SB 5574
Devices, medical, demographic diversity in clinical trials program for: HB 2304, SB 6506
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Doula services, for incarcerated women, when: HB 1704, HB 2016, * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Durable medical equipment, for home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
East Asian medicine, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Emergency department patient care information, submission requirements: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Eye care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
Eye, organ, and tissue donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Facilities, abortion requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1775
Facilities, abortions, reporting use of potassium chloride or digoxin: HB 1776
Facilities, acute care hospitals, adding beds, certificate of need exemption, when: SB 5638
Facilities, ambulatory surgical, certificate of need exemption, when: HB 2894, SB 6520
Facilities, ambulatory surgical, facility fee notice to patients of: HB 2588
Facilities, balance billing by out-of-network providers, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, 2ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Facilities, birth centers, regulating with birthing and childbirth centers: SB 6579
Facilities, charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Facilities, community, shifting long-term mental health placements to, when: HB 1546, HB 2067, 2EHB 2107, SB 5434, SSB 5434, SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Facilities, electronic health records, prescription monitoring program integration: SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426
Facilities, entities limiting health services by providers, prohibitions: HB 2482, SB 6247
Facilities, evaluation and treatment centers, shifting mental health placements to: 2EHB 2107
Facilities, hospital fire protection inspections, hospital licensing fees to fund: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Facilities, in- and out-of-network providers at, insurance and facility requirements: HB 1870, SB 5654
Facilities, kidney disease treatment centers, certificate of need review exemption: HB 2547, SB 6358
Facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, which employees: HB 1715
Facilities, newborn delivery services, mother-newborn contact, medicaid: SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Facilities, postsurgical care centers and services, regulation of: SB 5593
Facilities, public benefit hospital entities, joint self-insurance risk programs: * SB 5581, CH 221 (2017)
Facilities, relocation of beds, effect on access, as certificate of need criterion: HB 2589
Facilities, safe surrender of newborns at, information concerning, compiling: HB 1312, SB 5522, * SSB 5522, CH 182 (2018)
Facilities, sexual assault examination reimbursement, when: HB 2102
Facilities, skilled nursing, acute care hospital patient transfer to, work group on: SHB 1854
Facilities, skilled nursing, acute care hospital patients awaiting transfer to: HB 1854, SB 5638
Facilities, small low-volume rural hospitals, enhanced medicaid payment to: HB 2732
Facilities, sole community rural hospitals, enhanced medicaid payment rates for: SB 6601
Facilities, various, whistleblower protections: HB 2258, SHB 2258, SB 5998, SSB 5998
First aid, by law enforcement officers, SHB 3003 concerning, cutoff date exemption for: * HCR 4415 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and provision of: * ESHB 3003, CH 10 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and rendering of, I-940: * SI 940, CH 11 (2018), * HI 940, CH 11 (2018)
Forbearances, obligations for medical services, interest accrual, when: ESSB 5456
Foundational public health services, improvement plan and shared services project: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Gene therapies/drugs, new, medicaid managed care, financial responsibility: HB 2565
Health care services, out-of-pocket cost estimates, work group and rule making: HB 1619
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, name change: HB 2531
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, reproductive health care access: HB 2409, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Health equity, governor's interagency coordinating council on, data inventories: HB 2531
Health sciences and services authorities, designation as, application deadline: HB 1922
Hearing instruments, coverage under medicaid and public employee benefits: SB 5179, SSB 5179, * E2SSB 5179, CH 159 (2018)
Hearing instruments, purchase agreement, receipt information requirements: HB 2856
Hearing therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Indian tribes, action plan to raise health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives: HB 2826, SB 6472
Indian tribes, governor's Indian health council, establishing: HB 2826, SB 6472
Indian tribes, Indian health improvement reinvestment account and committee, creating: HB 2826, SB 6472
Informed consent for incompetent persons, persons with authority to provide: HB 2541, ESHB 2541
Informed consent, for vaccination, provider requirements: HB 2090
Innovative therapies/drugs, new, drug utilization review board role: ESHB 2565
Mammograms, communicating breast density to patients: SB 5084, * ESSB 5084, CH 122 (2018)
Mammography, insurance coverage to include digital breast tomosynthesis, when: * SB 5912, CH 115 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, accounting services for businesses: ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, administration to students: HB 1060, SHB 1060, SB 5290
Marijuana, medical use, armored car services for businesses: ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, authorization database, changing funding source for: HB 2566
Marijuana, medical use, compassionate care renewals for patients: HB 2554, SHB 2554
Marijuana, medical use, cooperatives, state preemption of regulation of: HB 2471
Marijuana, medical use, excise tax exemptions: HB 1667
Marijuana, medical use, financial services for businesses, patients, providers: HB 2098, ESHB 2098, SB 5928, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, hiring and accommodation of patient by employer: HB 1094
Marijuana, medical use, personal product testing for qualified patients: HB 1212, SHB 1212
Marijuana, medical use, provisions: HB 1094, HB 1098, * HB 1250, CH 131 (2017), HB 1667, HB 2021, SHB 2021, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5606, SB 5933
Marijuana, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Marijuana, medical use, retailer delivery to patient, endorsement for: HB 2574
Marijuana, medical use, retailer home delivery, creating system for, studying: SHB 2574
Marijuana, medical use, tribal retailer deliveries to patients: HB 2574
Massage therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Medical treatment, persons undergoing, I-405 express toll lane exemption, when: HB 1269
Midwifery services, for incarcerated women, when: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Mobility enhancing equipment, for home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
Nebulizers, for other than home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
Occupational therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Organ, eye, and tissue donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Pain, chronic noncancer, nonpharmacologic treatments, coverage for: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pediatric transitional care centers, for alcohol-/drug-exposed infants, licensing: HB 1491, SB 5152
Pediatric transitional care services, for drug-exposed infants, licensing: SHB 1491, * SSB 5152, CH 263 (2017)
Physical therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Preventive services, all health plans to cover: HB 1523, * ESHB 1523, CH 14 (2018), SB 5602
Primary care, behavioral health integrated with, payment codes/reimbursement: SB 5779, * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Serious or life-threatening conditions, patient with, investigational treatment access: HB 1242
Sexual assault survivors, undergoing examinations, bill of rights for: SB 5686
Speech therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Stem cell therapies, not USFDA-approved, provider notice to patient: HB 2356, * ESHB 2356, CH 216 (2018)
Step therapy, mandatory, for stage 4 metastatic cancer, prohibiting: SB 5626
Step therapy, mandatory, in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Step therapy, mandatory, override exception determinations for, requirements: SB 5757
Store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: SB 5457, * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine for catastrophically injured workers, provider reimbursement for: SB 5355
Telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Telemedicine payment parity pilot program, telemedicine collaborative role: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, as reimbursable service: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017), SB 5457
Telemedicine, billing and reimbursement for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, duties: ESSB 6226
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, extending: * SB 6163, CH 256 (2018)
Telemedicine, licensure reciprocity for, work group to explore, convening: SB 5636
Telemedicine, UW's extension for community healthcare outcomes program reporting: SB 6495
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs and other products, when: SB 5035, * SSB 5035, CH 212 (2017)
Tissue, organ, and eye donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Vision care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
Whole-person care, behavioral health services as part of: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV