WSR 99-24-098

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed November 30, 1999, 2:11 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: November 30, 1999.

Purpose: Eliminate part of application fee that was paid for examination and the reexamination fee. This is because candidates will pay the testing vendor directly to take the national examination. Endorsement, rather than reciprocity, is the correct word.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-843-990 Nursing home administrator fees and renewal cycle.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250 and [43.70.]280.

Other Authority: Chapter 18.52 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-21-067 on October 19, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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.

November 30, 1999

Mary C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-3355.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98)

WAC 246-843-990
Nursing home administrator fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title of Fee Fee
Application (((examination

and)) - Original license(()

$325.00))

$200.00

((Reexamination (partial) 125.00))
Administrator-in-training 100.00
Application - ((Reciprocity)) Endorsement 295.00
Temporary permit 190.00
Renewal 295.00
Inactive license renewal 110.00
Late renewal penalty 145.00
Expired license reissuance 147.00
Late renewal penalty - inactive 55.00
Expired inactive license reissuance 55.00
Duplicate license 15.00
Certification of license 15.00
((Administrator-in-training 100.00))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.  98-05-060, 246-843-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and chapter 18.52 RCW.  94-09-006, 246-843-990, filed 4/11/94, effective 5/12/94.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250.  93-14-011, 246-843-990, filed 6/24/93, effective 7/25/93; 91-09-051 (Order 154), 246-843-990, filed 4/16/91, effective 5/17/91.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040.  91-06-058 (Order 138), recodified as 246-843-990, filed 3/1/91, effective 4/1/91.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250.  90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-54-315, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086.  87-18-031 (Order PM 667), 308-54-315, filed 8/27/87.  Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12.  83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-54-315, filed 8/10/83.  Formerly WAC 308-54-310.]

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