PENSIONS - RETIREMENT - DENTISTRY - MEDICAL AID - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND FIRE FIGHTERS
SCOPE OF MEDICAL SERVICES (1) The phrase "his teeth" in RCW 41.26.030 (relating to members of the Washington Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Retirement System) includes not only natural teeth but also previously installed dental work such as bridges, false teeth, fillings, and the like. (2) The obligation of an employer, under RCW 41.26.150, to pay for dental repair or replacement for an individual whose previous dental work broke while eating depends on whether, under the facts of the particular case as determined by the disability board having jurisdiction, the damages were the result of an accident.
INSURANCE - MEDICAL AID - MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT
GROUP DISABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT The provisions of RCW 48.21.240, RCW 48.44.340 and RCW 48.46.290, requiring group disability insurers, health care service contractors, and health maintenance organizations, respectively, to offer supplemental coverage for mental health treatment by a physician, psychologist or community mental health agency unless waived by the contract holder, do allow those companies or organizations, acting in good faith in accordance with RCW 48.01.030, then to offer such coverage only by a physician or psychologist if the contract holder has first waived the mandated three‑part offering.
TAXATION - PROPERTY - DISTRICTS - MEDICAL AID
Applicability of the 106 percent limit to levy for emergency medical care RCW 84.52.069(2) authorizes certain taxing districts to levy a regular property tax for emergency medical care and medical services. RCW 84.55.010 establishes the 106 percent limit which is applicable to regular property tax levies. The 106 percent limit applies to the emergency medical care levy after the first year.
INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE - MEDICAL AID - EMPLOYMENT OF PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON - SALARY
INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE ‑- MEDICAL AID ‑- EMPLOYMENT OF PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON ‑- SALARY
The Department of Labor and Industries may employ a physician and surgeon to assist in administering medical aid, and such physician and surgeon may be paid from the medical aid fund.
MEDICAL AID - INELIGIBILITY OF DOCTOR TO TREAT WORKMAN
MEDICAL AID ‑- INELIGIBILITY OF DOCTOR TO TREAT WORKMAN The Director of Labor and Industries may render a physician or surgeon ineligible to treat workmen entitled to benefits under the medical aid act for failure to comply with the rules and regulations established under section 6, chapter 28, Laws of 1947 (Rem. Rev. Stat. 7715).
PRISONERS - MEDICAL AID - MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR CITY OR COUNTY JAIL PRISONERS
PRISONERS ‑- MEDICAL AID ‑- MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR CITY OR COUNTY JAIL PRISONERS
(1) In view of § 1, chapter 60, Laws of 1971, 1st Ex. Sess., amending RCW 74.09.510, inmates of a city or county jail or other penal or detention facility are no longer ineligible to receive medical assistance from the state during the period of their incarceration.
(2) The provision of medical assistance by the Department of Social and Health Services to city or county jail inmates remains, however, subject to the discretion of the Department of Social and Health Services.
(3) To the extent that a county or city jail inmate is eligible for medical assistance under RCW 74.09.510 and WAC 388-86-060, there is nothing in either the statute or the regulation which purports to limit the period of time during incarceration with respect to which medical assistance is to be provided.
MEDICAL AID - EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL - DRUGS - AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY MOBILE HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL
MEDICAL AID ‑- EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL ‑- DRUGS ‑- AUTHORITY OF EMERGENCY MOBILE HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL
(1) Emergency mobile health care personnel, as defined in RCW 18.71.200, need not receive a new authorization from a physician for each instance in which they perform the emergency procedures for which they are certified.
(2) The requirement of RCW 18.71.210 that services of emergency health care personnel be rendered under the responsible supervision and control of a licensed physician is satisfied when:
(a) The services are rendered at the scene of an emergency to a person who is in imminent danger of loss of life or has suffered grievous bodily injury; and