WSHA legislative testimony: February 1-5

February 2, 2016

WSHA is testifying on the following bills this week:

Monday, February 1
SB 6519, Senate Health Care Committee — Concerning expanding patient access to health services through telemedicine and establishing a collaborative for the advancement of telemedicine. WSHA testified in support.

HB 2931, House Labor & Workplace Standards Committee – Restricting the use of noncompetition agreements. This is a broad bill that would apply to hospitals. WSHA will testify in opposition.

Tuesday, February 2
HB 2452, House Health Care & Wellness Committee — Creating the interstate medical licensure compact. WSHA will testify in support.

SB 6558, Senate Health Care Committee — Allowing a hospital pharmacy to include individual practitioner offices and multipractitioner clinics owned and operated by a hospital and ensuring such offices and clinics are inspected according to the level of service provided. WSHA will testify in support.


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