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Access to Capital
A guide developed by AWPHD to assist AWPHD members in finding and accessing capital funds to replace or upgrade aging physical plants, operating systems, clinical equipment and/or informatoin systems.

AWPHD Legal Manual (updated February 2017)
Access the updated AWPHD Legal Manual here:

CAH Benchmarking Report
Final report of the AWPHD/DOH sponsored financial benchmarking project looking at their financial performance in FY 2004. It uses Medicare cost reports, DOH Year End reports, DSHS NH cost reports, and data surveyed by our consultants as the sources of information. Where possible it uses financial indicators consistent with those used by the National Flex Monitoring program, but provides additional information at the departmental level.

Email Tip Sheet
Tip sheet on the use of e-mail so that you and your commissioners don't violate the Open Public Meetings Act. Our thanks go to Angela Belbeck, a municipal law attorney in the Seattle firm of Ogden Murphy Wallace, who developed this sheet for you.

Guide to PHD Political Activities
A guide to Legal Restrictions On Political Activities Of Public Hospital Districts And Their Commissioners, Officers, Employees And Affiliated Organizations.

Hospital/Physician Compensation Guide
The Physician Recruiting Guide is designed to provide analysis of the body of law which has significant bearing on the creation and operation of public hospital districts in the state of Washington.

Local Government Investment Pool Materials
Materials concerning the use of the Local Government Investment Pool by districts.

OIG on MD malpractice premiums
Office of Inspector General offers guidance on hospital assistance with physician malpractice premiums. Provided by Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C.

Record Retention Guide
Our Record Retention Guide is designed to provide analysis of the body of law which has significant bearing on the creation and operation of public hospital districts in the state of Washington.

Resolutions PHDs Are Required to Adopt
Updated list of resolutions that public hospital districts are required--by statute--to adopt.

Washington State Auditor's Office Audit Policy Manual