INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Updates to the nondurable medical supplies and equipment (MSE) billing instructions.
Effective Date: May 15, 2003.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after June 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will set age limitations for the incontinent products listed in this numbered memorandum and will include them in the nursing facility per diem rate.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 14, 2004
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section