WSR 04-11-081

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed May 18, 2004, 4:46 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-23 MAA.

Subject: Prescription drug program: Prior authorization updates.

Effective Date: May 7, 2004.

Document Description: Effective for the week of June 1, 2004, and after, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement the following changes to the prescription drug program:

Changes in drugs requiring prior authorization;
Additions to the expedited prior authorization (EPA) list; and
Deletions from the expedited prior authorization (EPA) list.

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 salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

May 12, 2004

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office