WAC 246-853-664: Treatment Plan

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-853-664
Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 246 > Chapter 246-853 > Section 246-853-664



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WAC 246-853-664

Treatment plan.

(1) The written treatment plan shall state the objectives that will be used to determine treatment success and shall include, at a minimum:
(a) Any change in pain relief;
(b) Any change in physical and psychosocial function; and
(c) Additional diagnostic evaluations or other planned treatments.
(2) After treatment begins the osteopathic physician should adjust drug therapy to the individual health needs of the patient. The osteopathic physician shall include indications for medication use on the prescription and require photo identification of the person picking up the prescription in order to fill. The osteopathic physician shall advise the patient that it is the patient's responsibility to safeguard all medications and keep them in a secure location.
(3) Other treatment modalities or a rehabilitation program may be necessary depending on the etiology of the pain and the extent to which the pain is associated with physical and psychosocial impairment.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.285, 18.57A.090, 18.57.005, 18.57A.020. WSR 11-10-062, § 246-853-664, filed 5/2/11, effective 7/1/11.]