Bill would allow surprise hospital inspections in Washington state
Seattle Times, January 26, 2009
The House Health Care & Wellness Committee has passed through legislation that will enable state regulators to conduct surprise inspections of Washington hospitals. The pending bill, which is now before the Rules Committee, repeals previous legislation that required state Department of Health officials to provide a four-week notice before surveying hospitals for health and safety violations.
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