WACs > Title 246 > Chapter 246-310 > Section 246-310-470
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Review and action on health maintenance organization projects.
(1) Undertakings requiring a certificate of need.
A certificate of need shall be required for any undertaking which, in accordance with WAC 246-310-020, is subject to the provisions of chapter 246-310 WAC, unless an exemption has been granted for such undertaking under the provisions of WAC 246-310-040.
(2) Required approval.
The secretary's designee shall issue a certificate of need for a proposed project if the certificate of need applicant for the proposed project is a health maintenance organization or a health care facility controlled (directly or indirectly) by a health maintenance organization and the department finds the proposed project meets the criteria set forth in WAC 246-310-210(5).
(3) Sale, acquisition, or lease of facilities or equipment for which a certificate of need has been issued.
A health care facility (or portion thereof) for which a certificate of need has been issued under the provisions of this section shall not be sold or leased and a controlling interest in such facility or in a lease of the facility shall not be acquired unless an exemption or a certificate of need for such sale, lease, or acquisition has been granted by the secretary's designee.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.38 RCW. WSR 96-24-052, Â§ 246-310-470, filed 11/27/96, effective 12/28/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.38.135 and 70.38.919. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), Â§ 246-310-470, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as Â§ 246-310-470, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.38.135. WSR 86-06-030 (Order 2344), Â§ 248-19-410, filed 2/28/86; WSR 81-09-012 (Order 210), Â§ 248-19-410, filed 4/9/81, effective 5/20/81. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.38 RCW. WSR 79-12-079 (Order 188), Â§ 248-19-410, filed 11/30/79.]