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RCWs relating to assignments of independent review organizations (IROs)

On this page you can find RCWs that relate to assignments of independent review organizations (IROs). Each RCW link will take you to the Washington State Legislature's website (leg.wa.gov).

  • RCW 48.005: Definitions
  • RCW 48.43.530: Requirement for carriers to have comprehensive grievance and appeal processes (carrier's duties, procedures, appeals and rules)
  • RCW 48.43.535: Independent review of health care disputes (system for using certified independent review organizations and rules)
  • RCW 48.43.537: Health care disputes (certifying independent review organizations, application, restrictions, maximum fee schedule for conducting reviews and rules)