Wash. Admin. Code § 246-455-400 - [Effective10/1/2022]Patient discharge data use agreements

(1) All written data use agreements with the department for the release of patient discharge data must comply with the requirements of RCW 43.70.052 and this section.
(2) A data use agreement with the department is required for the following:
(a) Government agencies requesting data that contains direct patient identifiers for nonresearch purposes; and
(b) Individuals or entities requesting data that contains only indirect patient identifiers.
(3) The department may use standard form data use agreements for all data requests, consistent with the provisions of this section and RCW 43.70.052. If the department chooses to use a standard form data use agreement for data requests, the requestor shall sign the standard form data use agreement prepared by the department pursuant to this subsection. If the department chooses to negotiate the terms of the standard form data use agreement for data requests, the ultimate decision to modify the standard form data use agreement to accommodate a data request lies solely with the department.
(4) An individual or entity requesting data under this section must comply with all the terms and conditions of the data use agreement. If the individual or entity violates the data use agreement, it will result in the immediate termination of the data use agreement and result in denial of patient discharge data in the future.


Wash. Admin. Code § 246-455-400
Adopted by WSR 22-13-187, Filed 6/22/2022, effective 10/1/2022

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