INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Authorization number for medical inpatient detoxification (MID) services.
Effective Date: March 10, 2004.
Document Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after March 1, 2004, hospitals must bill using one of the authorization numbers listed in this memorandum in order to receive reimbursement for inpatient medical detoxification services provided to medical assistance clients. Providers may use these authorization numbers only when the medical inpatient detoxification (MID) criteria outlined in this memorandum have been met.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Rules and Publication 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.
March 18, 2004
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section