WSR 09-06-052

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed February 25, 2009, 3:49 p.m. ]


Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statement


In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the department of social and health services.

Health and Recovery Services Administration

Division of Rates and Finance



Document Title: Public Notice.

Subject: Medicaid state plan amendment.

Effective Date: April 1, 2009.

Document Description: The department of social and health services (DSHS), health and recovery services administration (HRSA) is updating the Title XIX medicaid state plan with the following changes to the prescription drug program:

*Delete references to First Databank as drug file carrier; and

*Update pharmacy payment rate for estimated acquisition cost (EAC). Effective April 1, 2009, EAC will pay at AWP-20%.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Ann Myers, Office of Rules and Publications, P.O. Box 45504, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail myersea@dshs.wa.gov.

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