WSR 16-23-120
(Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission)
[Filed November 18, 2016, 4:20 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-808-010, 246-808-505, 246-808-600, 246-808-605, 246-808-610, 246-808-615, 246-808-620, 246-808-625, 246-808-630, 246-808-650, 246-808-655, 246-808-660, 246-808-670, 246-808-680, 246-808-685, 246-808-690, 246-808-695, 246-808-720, and 246-808-810 regarding definitions, procedures, instrumentation, publicity, advertising, printed materials, transactions, costs, records, duties, mandatory reporting, associations, societies, insurance and professional liability carriers, courts, state and federal agencies, and conflict of interest. The chiropractic quality assurance commission is considering revising these rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.25.0171.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The commission is considering revising several rules to clarify, streamline, and modernize the rule language, and to align with current law and practice standards. Except for revising individual rule sections, a comprehensive review of the chiropractic chapter has not been conducted since 1996.
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. Stakeholders will be notified and invited to participate in several open public workshops and may submit written comments for consideration. Stakeholders will be notified through listserv mailings, commission meetings, and posting to the web site. If you have questions regarding this proposal, please contact Leann Yount, Program Manager, P.O. Box 47852, Olympia, WA 98504-7852, phone (360) 236-4856, e-mail
November 18, 2016
Leann Yount
Program Manager