WSR 11-24-074

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed December 6, 2011, 3:32 p.m. ]


NOTICE


Title or Subject: Title XIX Medicaid State Plan Amendment 12-001.

Effective Date: February 2012.

Description: The medicaid agency proposes to create a graduate medical education (GME) payment program for certain healthy options and fee-for-service medicaid professional services, to support healthcare workforce training. Professional services eligible for GME payments will not be eligible for medicaid PSSP payments. The GME payments will be calculated using an average commercial rate and will increase medicaid expenditures by $20 million annually. Copies of the amendment are available from the person named below.

For additional information, contact Sandy Stith, Office of Hospital Finance, P.O. Box 45500, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1949, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-9152, e-mail sandy.stith@dshs.wa.gov.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office