WSR 12-03-045

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed January 11, 2012, 7:54 a.m. ]


NOTICE


Title or Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment TN#12-003 Health Care-Acquired Conditions (HCACs) and Other Provider Preventable Conditions (OPPCs).

Effective Date: [No information supplied by agency.]

Description: The Washington health care authority intends to submit medicaid state plan amendment (SPA) TN#12-003 concerning HCACs and OPPCs in order to comply with Section 2702 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and 42 C.F.R. 447.26. These federal regulations require states to implement nonpayment policies for HCACs and OPPCs as identified in the federal regulations. The SPA is currently under development; information regarding specific conditions and annual aggregate expenditures will be available at a later date.

For additional information, contact Sandy Stith, Financial Services Division, Health Care Authority, P.O. Box 45500, Olympia, WA 98504-5500, phone (360) 725-1949, TDD/TTY 800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-9152, e-mail sandy.stith@hca.wa.gov.

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