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: Durable medical equipment providers required to be enrolled with medicare.
Effective Date: September 1, 2012.
Effective for dates of service on and after September 1, 2012, the medicaid program of the HCA will begin requiring the following providers to first be enrolled with medicare prior to enrolling with medicaid: Newly enrolling providers of durable medical equipment (DME), medical supplies, and related services; and current providers of DME, medical supplies, and related services upon revalidation of their enrollment with medicaid.
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/.