RCW 71.40.020


The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Behavioral health provider or facility" means:
(a) A behavioral health provider, as defined in RCW 71.24.025, to the extent it provides behavioral health services;
(b) A licensed or certified behavioral health agency, as defined in RCW 71.24.025;
(c) A long-term care facility, as defined in RCW 43.190.020, in which adults or children with behavioral health conditions reside;
(d) A state hospital, as defined in RCW 72.23.010; or
(e) A facility or agency that receives funds from the state to provide behavioral health treatment services to adults or children with a behavioral health condition.
(2) "Contracting advocacy organization" means the organization selected by the office pursuant to RCW 71.40.030.
(3) "Department" means the department of commerce.
(4) "Office" means the state office of behavioral health consumer advocacy.
[ 2021 c 202 § 2.]