Chapter 246-919 WAC

Last Update: 11/16/18

MEDICAL QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMISSION

WAC Sections

246-919-010Definitions.
246-919-020Commission address.
246-919-110Commission meetings.
APPLICATIONS AND EXAMINATIONS
246-919-300Application withdrawals.
246-919-310Credentialing of physicians and surgeons.
246-919-320Approved United States and Canadian medical schools.
246-919-330Postgraduate medical training defined.
246-919-340Additional requirements for international medical school graduates.
246-919-355Examination scores.
246-919-360Examinations accepted for reciprocity or waiver.
246-919-365FLEX examination standards.
246-919-370Special purpose examination.
246-919-380AIDS prevention and information education requirements.
246-919-395Substantially equivalent licensing standards—Temporary practice permit.
246-919-396Background check—Temporary practice permit.
RENEWAL AND CME REQUIREMENTS
246-919-421Two year renewal cycle.
246-919-422Transition from post-graduate limited license to full license.
246-919-430Requirements for maintenance of licensure.
246-919-435Training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
246-919-460Categories of creditable continuing medical education activities.
246-919-470Approval not required.
246-919-475Expired license.
246-919-480Retired active license.
ADJUDICATIVE PROCEDURES
246-919-520Revocation of a physician's license.
OFFICE-BASED SURGERY RULES
246-919-601Safe and effective analgesia and anesthesia administration in office-based surgical settings.
STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
246-919-605Use of laser, light, radiofrequency, and plasma devices as applied to the skin.
246-919-606Nonsurgical medical cosmetic procedures.
246-919-610Use of drugs or autotransfusion to enhance athletic ability.
246-919-620Cooperation with investigation.
246-919-630Sexual misconduct.
246-919-640Abuse.
MANDATORY REPORTING
246-919-700Mandatory reporting.
246-919-710Mandatory reporting requirement satisfied.
246-919-730Medical associations or societies.
246-919-740Health care service contractors and disability insurance carriers.
246-919-750Courts.
246-919-760State and federal agencies.
246-919-770Professional standards review organizations.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGGENERAL PROVISIONS
246-919-850Intent and scope.
246-919-851Exclusions.
246-919-852Definitions.
246-919-865Patient notification, secure storage, and disposal.
246-919-870Use of alternative modalities for pain treatment.
246-919-875Continuing education requirements for opioid prescribing.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGACUTE NONOPERATIVE PAIN AND ACUTE PERIOPERATIVE PAIN
246-919-880Patient evaluation and patient record—Acute nonoperative pain.
246-919-885Treatment plan—acute nonoperative pain.
246-919-890Treatment plan—Acute perioperative pain.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGSUBACUTE PAIN
246-919-895Patient evaluation and patient record—Subacute pain.
246-919-900Treatment plan—Subacute pain.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGCHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT
246-919-905Patient evaluation and patient record—Chronic pain.
246-919-910Treatment plan—Chronic pain.
246-919-915Written agreement for treatment—Chronic pain.
246-919-920Periodic review—Chronic pain.
246-919-925Long-acting opioids—Chronic pain.
246-919-930Consultation—Recommendations and requirements—Chronic pain.
246-919-935Consultation—Exemptions for exigent and special circumstances—Chronic pain.
246-919-940Consultation—Exemptions for the physician—Chronic pain.
246-919-945Pain management specialist—Chronic pain.
246-919-950Tapering considerations—Chronic pain.
246-919-955Patients with chronic pain, including those on high doses of opioids, establishing a relationship with a new physician.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGSPECIAL POPULATIONS
246-919-960Special populations—Children or adolescent patients, pregnant patients, and aging populations.
246-919-965Episodic care of chronic opioid patients.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGCOPRESCRIBING
246-919-970Coprescribing of opioids with certain medications.
246-919-975Coprescribing of opioids for patients receiving medication assisted treatment.
246-919-980Coprescribing of naloxone.
OPIOID PRESCRIBINGPRESCRIPTION MONITORING PROGRAM
246-919-985Prescription monitoring program—Required registration, queries, and documentation.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON FEES
246-919-990Physician and surgeon fees and renewal cycle.
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