WSR 03-21-116

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Orthotics and Prosthetics)

[ Filed October 20, 2003, 2:31 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: September 24, 2003.

Purpose: Reducing fees for obtaining and maintaining orthotics and prosthetics licensure. The reduction in fees will assure that revenues do not exceed the funding levels necessary to support the program.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-850-990.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-17-091 on August 20, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: December 31, 2003.

October 17, 2003

Mary C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-6449.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-21-086, filed 10/21/98, effective 11/21/98)

WAC 246-850-990   Orthotic and prosthetic fees.   (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
Orthotic application $((600.00)) 250.00
Prosthetic application ((600.00)) 250.00
Orthotic renewal ((575.00)) 150.00
Prosthetic renewal ((575.00)) 150.00
Late renewal penalty fee ((287.50)) 75.00
Expired credential reissuance fee ((287.50)) 75.00
Inactive credential renewal fee ((350.00)) 125.00
Late inactive renewal fee ((175.00)) 62.50
Retired active credential renewal fee ((350.00)) 125.00
Late retired active credential renewal fee ((175.00)) 62.50
Duplicate credential or wall certificate 15.00
Certification 25.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.200.050(1). 98-21-086, 246-850-990, filed 10/21/98, effective 11/21/98.]

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