WSR 12-14-091

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed July 2, 2012, 2:45 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

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Document Title: Provider Notice #12-55.

Subject: Indian health services (IHS) encounter rate increase.

Effective Date: July 1, 2012.

Effective July 1, 2012, the agency will pay the increased IHS encounter rate of $316.00 for medicaid-covered encounter services provided on and after January 1, 2012, if the billed amount on the claim is $316.00. Effective no later than September 15, 2012, the agency will mass adjust previously paid claims that were paid at the $294.00 rate. Providers do not need to adjust claims previously paid by the agency.

For additional information, contact Amber Dassow, HCA, phone (360) 725-1349, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail dassoal@hca.wa.gov, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.

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