Health Care

Sen. Short testifies on SB 6155.
Short bill seeks to raise awareness of need for bone-marrow donors A Deer Park fifth-grader who survived cancer as an infant is the inspiration for a bill introduced in the 2018 legislative session by Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy. Short’s legislation, Senate Bill 6155, would increase awareness of the need for bone-marrow donors by requiring the state Department of Licensing to provide... Read More...
Bill to help rural areas deliver mental health services signed into law Legislation to help rural areas more efficiently and effectively deliver certain mental health and chemical dependency services to patients was signed into law recently by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 1727, sponsored by Reps. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax and Shelly Short, R-Addy, will allow nursing assistants to work for certain licensed... Read More...
Rep. Short’s bill to help pharmacies passes House unanimously ‘The subjective nature of the audits makes it difficult and extremely costly for pharmacies to prove their actions or intents with any real certainty,’ says Short   Legislation to make pharmaceutical audits more fair and equitable for pharmacies unanimously passed the state House of Representatives recently. Engrossed Substitute House Bill... Read More...