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Concerning health care provider and health care facility whistleblower protections (Macri, Rodne, Tharinger)

AN ACT Relating to health care provider and health care facility whistleblower protections; amending RCW 43.70.075; and adding a new section to chapter 7.71 RCW. Adds new language regarding protections for whistleblowers in health care facilities.

SUBSTITUTE BILL COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL:
The substitute bill removes healthcare whistleblower confidentiality protection for persons who participate in or cooperate with an investigation or administrative proceeding.

Hearing Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2258&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)