INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
May 18, 2007
In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), the following interpretive/policy statements issued by the department of social and health services have been filed:
Subject: Title XIX Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 07-007.
Effective Date: June 1, 2007.
Document Description: This notice revises the notice filed as WSR 07-11-027 on May 4, 2007, concerning Title XIX Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 07-007. This revision combines the information in the notice for SPA 07-006 filed as WSR 07-10-111 on May 2, 2007, with the information in the notice filed as WSR 07-11-027 on May 4, 2007. The DSHS health and recovery services administration (HRSA) is updating the Title XIX Medicaid State Plan via SPA 07-007 to describe and clarify policy and payment methods for hospitals, including the disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment program, explained in Attachment 4.19-A, Part I. Please send written comments to Doug Porter, Assistant Secretary, HRSA, DSHS, P.O. Box 45502, Olympia, WA 98504-5502. For more information, contact Larry Linn, Office of Hospital Finance, HRSA, DSHS, P.O. Box 45510, Olympia, WA 98504-5510.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Ann Myers, Chief, Office of Rules and Publications, DSHS, Health and Recovery Services Administration, Division of Legal Services, P.O. Box 45504, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD/TTY (800) 848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail Myersea@dshs.wa.gov, web site weblink http://maa.dshs.wa.gov.