INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Access to baby and child dentistry (ABCD): Third-party insurance payments to be deducted prior to MAA's payment.
Effective Date: August 30, 2004.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after November 1, 2004, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will deduct third-party insurance payments for all ABCD services prior to paying ABCD claims.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Rules and Publications Section, DSHS, 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 2004"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 20, 2004
Ann Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section