INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Outpatient hospitals: Program updates and fee schedule changes.
Effective Date: July 1, 2004.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after August 1, 2004, outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) providers must bill in a completely OPPS-ready format.
Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2004, MAA will begin using the outpatient hospital fee schedule attached to this memorandum.
Also included in this memorandum is information concerning new data validation by MAA and an updated list of MAA-approved sleep center providers.
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.
July 7, 2004
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section