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: Inpatient Hospital Services Medicaid Provider Guide.
Effective Date: July 19, 2012.
Effective for dates of service on and after July 19, 2012, the medicaid program of the HCA will make the following changes: Clarify information regarding the inpatient hospital psychiatric criteria. Add information related to medicaid emergency psychiatric demonstration project. Add table to clarify clinical data requirements for emergency admission.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.