WSR 04-15-077

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed July 14, 2004, 9:40 a.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-57 MAA.

Subject: Spoken language interpreter services: New broker contracts awarded and reimbursement granted for no-shows and canceled appointments.

Effective Date: June 24, 2004.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2004, the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) will cover spoken language interpreter services for DSHS clients through new contracts awarded to interpreter services brokers. This memorandum outlines:

The process for requesting spoken language interpreter services; and

The list of brokers to contact.

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.

July 7, 2004

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office