INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Year 2004 additions and deletions to CPT™ and HCPCS* codes allowed in ambulatory surgery centers.
Effective Date: January 1, 2004.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2004, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will adopt the 2004 Medicare fee schedule database (MFSDB) ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) groupers for the new January 1, 2004, CPT™ procedures. MAA has adopted the additions and deletions that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made to this database effective January 1, 2004.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Rules and Publications Section, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Policy and Analysis, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1349 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov/download/publicationsfees.htm (click on "Numbered Memos," "Year 2003"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail email@example.com.
December 31, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section