WSR 12-14-089

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed July 2, 2012, 2:40 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 #12-51.

Subject: Outpatient hospitals and outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS).

Effective Date: July 1, 2012.

For this effective date, specific changes to the guide include:


Revise the "outpatient hospitals and outpatient prospective payment system fee schedule["] with: Updated fees; current procedural terminology (CPT) codes; and healthcare common procedure coding system (HCPCS) codes.
Implement updates to outpatient prior authorization and coverage requirements.
Implement revised maximum units.
Effective dates of service on and after September 4, 2012, require reporting of enrolled attending providers on all outpatient claims.

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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