WSR 05-08-007

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed March 25, 2005, 3:57 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 05-14 MAA.

Subject: Medicare Medicaid integration program (MMIP).

Effective Date: May 1, 2005.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after May 1, 2005, clients sixty-five years of age and older who reside in King and Pierce counties, and who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid will be offered enrollment in a voluntary managed care program. This program will integrate medical and long-term care services using a contracted managed care organization, Evercare Premier.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Office of Rules and Publications, 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 2005"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

March 24, 2005

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office