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).
Legal and Administrative Services
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 email@example.com, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.