In keeping with statewide measures to mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak, the Washington State Department of Health's Adjudicative Service Office has discontinued in-person hearings for the next 30-60 days. If you have a hearing scheduled during this time and you have not heard from a member of our staff, you're urged to contact the clerk's office at 360-236-4695.
Washington health law and hearings are administered by the Washington State Department of Health's Adjudicative Service Unit (ASU).
This website focuses on health profession discipline cases. However, the process described here is similar for all cases heard by the Adjudicative Service Unit including brief adjudicative proceedings, certificate of need, drinking water, shellfish and Women Infant and Children (WIC) appeals, as well as transient accommodations cases. This website provides:
- A description of the Adjudicative Service Unit
- A description of the health law hearing process
- Definitions of key terms
- Frequently asked questions
- Significant Decisions
- How to contact us