WSR 06-16-121

POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed August 1, 2006, 12:46 p.m. ]


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF A POLICY STATEMENT


Title of Policy: Intent of Opening Initial Investigations MD2006-01.

Issuing Entity: Medical quality assurance commission.

Subject Matter: It is the intent of the commission to always authorize for investigation by the initial assessment panel cases involving sexual misconduct, patient abuse, death of a patient, and cases involving serious harm or risk of injury to members of the public.

Effective Date: July 14, 2006.

Contact Person: Beverly A. Thomas, Program Manager, Health Professions Quality Assurance, Department of Health, P.O. Box 47866, Olympia, WA 98504-7866, (360) 236-4788, Beverly.thomas@doh.wa.gov.

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