WSR 11-24-082

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed December 6, 2011, 4:36 p.m. ]


Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statement


     Title or Subject: 11-72 Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC): 2012 Fee Schedule and Policy Updates.

     Effective Date: January 1, 2012.

     Description: Effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2012, unless otherwise specified, the medicaid program of the health care authority intends to:


• Add year 2012 current procedural terminology (CPT¦) codes and year 2012 health care common procedural coding system (HCPCS) codes to the ASC Fee Schedule;
• Delete selected HCPCS codes;
• Update the ASC Fee Schedule with new authorization codes; and
• Begin a pilot project for ASC payment.

     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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