WSR 12-14-016

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed June 21, 2012, 2:32 p.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 health care authority (HCA).


HCA

Legal and Administrative Services



Document Title: Provider Notice #12-35.

Subject: Wheelchairs, durable medical equipment (DME) and supplies.

Effective Date: July 1, 2012.

Effective July 1, 2012, changes to the wheelchairs, durable medical equipment, and supplies medicaid provider guide include:

In the coverage table, updating code E0966, manual wheelchair accessory with headrest extension, now covered with prior authorization.

In the expedited prior authorization criteria coding list, correcting EPA number 720, hospitable [hospital] bed with mattress with or without bed rails, to include full-time caregivers (#5). (This change reflects the current WAC.)

For additional information, contact Amber Dassow, HCA, 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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