WSR 97-15-100

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

[Filed July 21, 1997, 10:25 a.m.]

Date of Adoption: July 8, 1997.

Purpose: Amend physician and surgeon fees, WAC 246-919-990 per SB 5448, Laws of 1997, to modify fee tables for both full and limited MD licenses by eliminating the $100.00 disciplinary assessment fee category and combining it with the $100.00 renewal fee category for a total renewal fee of $200.00. Cost per license does not change.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-919-990.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.71.017.

Other Authority: RCW 43.70.250.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-12-085 on June 4, 1997.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

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

July 18, 1997

Bruce Miyahara

Secretary

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 96-03-073, filed 1/17/96, effective 2/17/96)

WAC 246-919-990 Physician and surgeon fees. The following nonrefundable fees shall be charged by the health professional quality assurance division of the department of health:

Title of Fee Fee

Physician and surgeons: Chapter 18.71 RCW

Application $300.00

Retired active physician license renewal 125.00

Renewal ((100.00)) 200.00

((Disciplinary assessment 100.00))

Late renewal penalty 50.00

Surcharge for impaired physician program 25.00

State certification 50.00

Duplicate license 15.00

Temporary permit 50.00

Postgraduate limited license fees: RCW 18.71.095

Limited license application 200.00

Limited license renewal ((100.00)) 200.00

((Disciplinary assessment 100.00))

Surcharge-impaired physician 25.00

Limited duplicate license 15.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 18.71A.020. 96-03-073, 246-919-990, filed 1/17/96, effective 2/17/96.]

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