The Department of Health (DOH) is in the beginning stage of rulemaking for elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) certificate of need regulations. According to the rulemaking statement, as a result of rulemaking petitions, DOH is considering reducing institutional and individual volume standards for safe and effective elective PCI.
DOH will hold a rules development meeting on Wednesday, July 27 from 1-4 pm at the Department of Health’s Town Center 2 Building, Room 145, 111 Israel Road SE, Tumwater, Wash., 98501. It will include discussion of the proposed revisions, explanation of the rulemaking process and timeline, and an opportunity to discuss the proposed rule. WSHA will be in attendance. Click here to read more. (Zosia Stanley)