WSR 00-18-025

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 28, 2000, 3:33 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Billing Instructions.

Subject: Births in birthing centers.

Effective Date: September 2000.

Document Description: This manual describes DSHS guidelines for births in birthing centers. Included in this document are the following sections: Client Eligibility, Prenatal Management/Risk Screening Guidelines, Coverage, Fee Schedule, General Billing Information, How to Complete the HCFA-1500 Claim Form and Sample Claim Forms.

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 23, 2000

Leslie Saeger, Manager

Regulatory Improvement Project

Washington State Code Reviser's Office