WSR 00-18-024

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 28, 2000, 3:32 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Billing Instructions.

Subject: Hearing aids and services.

Effective Date: September 2000.

Document Description: This manual describes DSHS guidelines for hearing aids and services delivered to medical assistance clients. Included in this document are the following sections: Client Eligibility, Coverage -- Adults, Coverage -- Children, Authorization information, Billing Guidelines, Fee Schedule, CSHCN Local Health Depts address list, and Claim Form Instructions and Samples.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Ann Myers, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45530, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 586-2337, TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-7315, e-mail mailto:MYERSEA@dshs.wa.gov.

August 21, 2000

Leslie Saeger, Manager

Regulatory Improvement Project

Washington State Code Reviser's Office