INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
Legal and Administrative Services
Subject: Inpatient hospital services medicaid provider guide.
Effective Date: July 1, 2012.
For this effective date, specific changes to the guide include:
|•||Update inpatient hospital rates for the quality incentive initiative as required by RCW 74.60.130.|
|•||Update the inpatient hospital services medicaid provider guide to:|
|Clarify information regarding the trauma care fund.|
|Remove principal diagnosis codes 303.92, 304.00-302.92 and 305.0.|
|Clarify requirements for requesting an extension for the medical inpatient detoxification (MID) three or five days' length of stay and payment methods.|
|Add table of agency approved hospitals for ventricular assist device (VAD) services.|
|Provide guidance about how to bill when a client elects hospice and during an inpatient stay.|