WSR 97-06-019

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

[Filed February 25, 1997, 2:25 p.m.]

Date of Adoption: September 24, 1996.

Purpose: The proposed rule establishes licensing fees for a new licensing category, health care entities.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 246-907 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 96-17-076 on August 20, 1996.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Licensing fees were reduced to be equal to the licensing fee for pharmacies.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 2, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 2, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

February 24, 1997

Bruce Miyahara

Secretary

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-14-038, filed 6/29/94, effective 7/30/94)

WAC 246-907-020 Licensing periods. (1) The following are established by the secretary as the licensing periods for each license specified:

(a) Pharmacist licenses will expire on February 1 of each year.

(b) Pharmacy location, controlled substance registration (pharmacy), pharmacy assistant utilization, and shopkeeper differential hours licenses will expire on June 1 of each year.

(c) All other licenses, including health care entity licenses, registrations, permits, or certifications will expire on October 1 of each year.

(2) Before the expiration date of one of the above-listed authorizations, a renewal notice will be mailed to the last mailing address of record of every authorization holder. The authorization holder is responsible for renewing the authorization prior to the expiration date regardless of whether the renewal notice has been received.

(3) Any license, permit, or registration that is not renewed on or before the expiration date established herein shall expire and shall no longer be valid to practice or conduct the activity for which it is issued. Any license, permit, or registration that has not been renewed by the expiration date shall be renewed only upon payment of the renewal fee and penalty fee as specified in WAC 246-907-030.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 94-14-038 246-907-020, filed 6/29/94, effective 7/30/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 92-07-099 (Order 256), 246-907-020, filed 3/18/92, effective 4/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-19-028 (Order 194), recodified as 246-907-020, filed 9/10/91, effective 10/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 88-14-042 (Order 216), 360-18-010, filed 6/30/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005, 18.81.080 and 42.17.290. 83-01-083 (Order 171), 360-18-010, filed 12/17/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 (4) and (11). 80-05-074 (Order 154, Resolution No. 4/80), 360-18-010, filed 4/28/80.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-05-036, filed 2/8/94, effective 3/11/94)

WAC 246-907-030 Fees. The following fees shall be charged by the professional licensing division of the department of health:

(a) pharmacy location

Original pharmacy fee $275.00

Original pharmacy assistant

utilization fee 50.00

Renewal pharmacy fee 200.00

Renewal pharmacy assistant

utilization fee 60.00

Penalty pharmacy fee 275.00

(b) vendor

Original fee 60.00

Renewal fee 60.00

Penalty fee 60.00

(c) pharmacist

Exam fee (full exam) 200.00

Reexamination fee (jurisprudence portion) 40.00

Original license fee 100.00

Renewal fee, active and inactive license 105.00

Renewal fee, retired license 20.00

Penalty fee 105.00

Reciprocity fee 250.00

Certification of license status

to other states 20.00

Retired license 20.00

Temporary permit 50.00

(d) shopkeeper

Original fee 25.00

Renewal fee 25.00

Penalty fee 12.50

shopkeeper - with differential hours

Original fee 25.00

Renewal fee 25.00

Penalty fee 12.50

(e) drug manufacturer

Original fee 450.00

Renewal fee 450.00

Penalty fee 450.00

(f) drug wholesaler - full line

Original fee 450.00

Renewal fee 450.00

Penalty fee 450.00

(g) drug wholesaler - otc only

Original fee 250.00

Renewal fee 250.00

Penalty fee 250.00

(h) drug wholesaler - export

Original fee 450.00

Renewal fee 450.00

Penalty 450.00

(i) pharmacy assistant - Level "A"

Original fee 40.00

Renewal fee 30.00

Penalty fee 40.00

(j) pharmacy intern

Original registration fee 15.00

Renewal registration fee 15.00

(k) controlled substances act (csa)

registrations

Dispensing registration fee (i.e.

pharmacies and health care entities) 65.00

Dispensing renewal fee (i.e.

pharmacies and health care entities) 50.00

Distributors registration fee (i.e.

wholesalers) 90.00

Distributors renewal fee (i.e.

wholesalers) 90.00

Manufacturers registration fee 90.00

Manufacturers renewal fee 90.00

ARNP with prescriptive authorization

registration fee 20.00

ARNP with prescriptive authorization

renewal fee 20.00

Sodium pentobarbital for animal

euthanization registration fee 30.00

Sodium pentobarbital for animal

euthanization renewal fee 30.00

Other CSA registrations 30.00

(l) legend drug sample - distributor

registration fees

Original fee 275.00

Renewal fee 200.00

Penalty fee 200.00

(m) poison manufacturer/seller - license fees

Original fee 30.00

Renewal fee 30.00

(n) Facility inspection fee 150.00

(o) precursor control permit

Original fee 50.00

Renewal fee 50.00

(p) license reissue

Reissue fee 15.00

(q) health care entity

Original fee 275.00

Renewal 200.00

Penalty 275.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 94-05-036, 246-907-030, filed 2/8/94, effective 3/11/94; 93-18-015, 246-907-030, filed 8/24/93, effective 9/24/93; 93-05-045 (Order 334), 246-907-030, filed 2/17/93, effective 3/20/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 92-07-099 (Order 256), 246-907-030, filed 3/18/92, effective 4/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-19-028 (Order 194), recodified as 246-907-030, filed 9/10/91, effective 10/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 91-13-002 (Order 173), 360-18-020, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 89-04-015 (Order 222), 360-18-020, filed 1/23/89; 88-14-042 (Order 216), 360-18-020, filed 6/30/88; 88-07-011 (Order 209), 360-18-020, filed 3/3/88; 87-18-066 (Order 207), 360-18-020, filed 9/2/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(4). 85-22-033 (Order 196), 360-18-020, filed 10/31/85; 85-06-010 (Order 193), 360-18-020, filed 2/22/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 84-17-142 (Order 189), 360-18-020, filed 8/22/84; 84-04-030 (Order 184), 360-18-020, filed 1/25/84; 83-22-034 (Order 177), 360-18-020, filed 10/26/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 18.64A.020. 83-18-021 (Order 175), 360-18-020, filed 8/30/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(12). 82-12-041 (Order 168), 360-18-020, filed 5/28/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 (4) and (11). 80-08-035 (Order 155, Resolution No. 6/80), 360-18-020, filed 6/26/80, effective 9/30/80; 80-05-074 (Order 154, Resolution No. 4/80), 360-18-020, filed 4/28/80.]

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