WSR 11-14-124

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed July 6, 2011, 11:34 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.

Medicaid Purchasing Administration (MPA)

Division of Legal Services



Document Title: # Memo 11-44.

Subject: Tribal health program.

Effective Date: July 1, 2011.

Document Description: The department of social and health services (the department) informs Indian Health Services (IHS) and Tribal 638 Health Clinic providers of the following:

Retroactive to January 1, 2011, the department has increased the encounter rate in the IHS/office of management and budget (OMB);
Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2011, the department will reimburse all claims at the increased encounter rate submitted during calendar year 2011.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Amber Dassow, MPA, 636 8th Street, Olympia, WA 98504, 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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