WSR 09-23-027

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 9, 2009, 9:05 a.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 (DSHS).


Health and Recovery Services Administration (HRSA)

Division of Legal Services


Document Title: # Memo 09-66.

Subject: Outpatient hospital services: Policy and procedure code updates.

Effective Date: October 1, 2009.

Document Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after October 1, 2009, DSHS has implemented:

New procedure codes;

Procedure codes that have changed to covered status;

Procedure codes that have changed to noncovered status;

Prior authorization requirements; and

Maximum unit changes.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Amber Dassow, HRSA, P.O. Box 5504, phone (360) 725-1349, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail dassoal@dshs.wa.gov, web site http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov.

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