Washington Health Professionals

What is Administrative Law?

What is Administrative Law | A Washington Lawyer’s Prospective. From the perspective of administrative lawyers | attorneys who handle a variety of disputes and litigation with administrative agencies, it is important, in our opinion, to understand what makes administrative law “tick”. Understanding the nature of administrative law takes the anxiety and mystery out of the…

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Washington State Administrative Agencies

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What is a Washington State Administrative Agency | A Lawyer’s Perspective. In Washington, our three branches of government have created a staggering number of administrative agencies. These agencies are generally given the power and authority to write law like the legislature, interpret and apply law like the judiciary and occasionally execute and enforce law like the…

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WSDH Discipline and Regulatory Activities

Washington State Department of Health | WSDH | The Discipline and Regulation of Health Care Professionals and their Licenses | A Lawyer’s Perspective. From the perspective of lawyers working in the administrative legal system, the Washington Department of Health, WSDH, is simply an enormous administrative agency whose powers and duties are only limited by the authority granted…

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Chemical Dependency Programs and Health Care Professionals

Washington State Department of Health | WSDH | Chemical Dependency Programs and Health Care Professionals | Credentials and Licensing | A Lawyer’s Perspective. As attorneys who practice criminal and administrative law, not only do we help clients who are facing pure administrative actions against their license based on addiction or impairment, we also help clients…

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Summary Suspensions and Restrictions of a Health Professional License

Washington State Department of Health | WSDH | Credentials and Licensing | Summary Suspensions and Restrictions of a Health Professional License | A Lawyer’s Perspective. If your professional license is summarily suspended, restricted or limited to practice due to allegations of unprofessional conduct or sexual misconduct, your situation is time sensitive and needs immediate attention.…

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Healthcare Licenses and Administrative Law

Professional Licenses and Administrative Law | A Lawyer’s Perspective. Washington departments, boards, commissions, committees and agencies issue, investigate and administer sanctions for almost all health care professional licenses in the State of Washington. Each of these departments, boards, commissions, committees and agencies utilizes investigative departments, judicial departments and legal departments that are staffed with investigators and/or…

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Health Systems Quality Assurance System

Washington State Department of Health | WSDH | Health Systems Quality Assurance System | Credentials and Licensing | An Administrative Lawyer’s Perspective. The Washington State Department of Health is required to publish actions taken against Washington State health care providers and the various facilities via its online Health Systems Quality Assurance credentialing system. The laws that…

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Stipulations to Informal Dispositions

Washington State Department of Health | WSDH | Credentials and Licensing | Complaints against Credentialed Health Care Providers and Applicants | Stipulations to Informal Dispositions | A Lawyer’s Perspective In Washington, from an administrative attorney’s perspective, a Stipulation to Informal Disposition is often the first thing a client sees when an investigation by the Department of…

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