WSR 11-24-075

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed December 6, 2011, 4:31 p.m. ]


Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statement


Title or Subject: 11-59 Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC): Pilot Project Code Implementation.

Effective Date: January 1, 2012.

Description: The medicaid program of the health care authority (the agency) will publish a temporary fee schedule for pilot project procedure codes on November 4, 2011. The temporary fee schedule is only for informational purposes and available for viewing only until January 1, 2012.

Effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2012, the medicaid program of the agency intends to:


Implement a pilot project for ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) payment.
Publish a consolidated fee schedule to use during the pilot project.

For additional information, contact Amber Dassow, Health Care Authority, P.O. Box 45504, phone (360) 725-1349, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail dassoal@hca.wa.gov, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.

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