CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
HOUSE BILL 2314
1992 Regular Session
Passed by the House February 13, 1992
Yeas 96 Nays 0
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 2, 1992
Yeas 43 Nays 3
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 2314 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
President of the Senate
Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
HOUSE BILL 2314
Passed Legislature - 1992 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1992 Regular Session
By Representative Franklin; by request of Dept. of Social and Health Services
Read first time 01/14/92. Referred to Committee on Health Care.
AN ACT Relating to provision of medical services; and amending RCW 74.09.120.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 74.09.120 and 1989 c 372 s 15 are each amended to read as follows:
shall purchase necessary physician and dentist services by contract or
"fee for service." ((
The department shall purchase hospital care
by contract or by all inclusive day rate, or at a reasonable cost based on a
ratio of charges to cost. Any hospital when requested by the department shall
supply such information as necessary to justify its rate, charges or costs.
All additional services provided by the hospital shall be purchased at rates
established by the department after consultation with the hospital.)) The
department shall purchase nursing home care by contract. The department shall
establish regulations for reasonable nursing home accounting and reimbursement
systems which shall provide that no payment shall be made to a nursing home
which does not permit inspection by the department of social and health
services of every part of its premises and an examination of all records,
including financial records, methods of administration, general and special
dietary programs, the disbursement of drugs and methods of supply, and any
other records the department deems relevant to the establishment of such a
other services and supplies provided under the program shall be secured by
The department may purchase care in institutions for the mentally retarded, also known as intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. The department shall establish rules for reasonable accounting and reimbursement systems for such care. Institutions for the mentally retarded include licensed nursing homes, public institutions, licensed boarding homes with fifteen beds or less, and hospital facilities certified as intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded under the federal medicaid program to provide health, habilitative, or rehabilitative services and twenty-four hour supervision for mentally retarded individuals or persons with related conditions and includes in the program "active treatment" as federally defined.
The department may purchase care in institutions for mental diseases by contract. The department shall establish rules for reasonable accounting and reimbursement systems for such care. Institutions for mental diseases are certified under the federal medicaid program and primarily engaged in providing diagnosis, treatment, or care to persons with mental diseases, including medical attention, nursing care, and related services.