WSR 13-21-034
[Filed October 9, 2013, 9:37 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-926-300 Radiologist assistant scope of practice, amending radiologist assistant scope of practice.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.84.040 and 18.84.020.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department of health received a rule petition to amend the rule regarding radiologist assistant scope of practice. The petitioner requests that the scope of practice be revised from a list of tasks, duties, and procedures with assigned levels of supervision to a broader approach that is similar to mid-level practitioners such as physician assistants. The department has agreed to open WAC 246-926-300 to consider whether changes to the rule may be appropriate.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Interested persons can participate in the rule process through meetings and by submitting written comments, and are encouraged to join the listserv at Please address questions and/or comments to Susan Gragg, Program Manager, P.O. Box 47852, Olympia, WA 98504-7852, phone (360) 236-4941, fax (360) 236-2901, e-mail
October 9, 2013
John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH