INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Maximum allowable cose [cost] (MAC) updates and elimination of drug preparation fees for compounded prescriptions.
Effective Date: MAC Updates - June 1, 2003. Elimination of Drug Prep Fees - July 1, 2003.
Document Description: The Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) is updating the prescription drug program effective for dates of service listed within this numbered memorandum. Updates include (1) revisions to the maximum allowable cost list; and (2) termination of state-unique codes for compound drug preparation fees.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Kevin Sullivan, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1344 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov/download/publicationsfees.htm (click on "Numbered Memoranda," "Year 2003"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 14, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section