WSR 03-14-006

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed June 18, 2003, 3:57 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 03-28 MAA.

Subject: Chronic pain management: Discontinuation of state unique procedure codes.

Effective Date: For claims with dates of services on and after July 1, 2003.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2003, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will discontinue the state-unique procedure codes for chronic pain management.

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:sullikm@dshs.wa.gov.

June 16, 2003

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office