INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Psychologists: Fee schedule changes and discontinue 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:
• Implement the updated Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Data Base (MPFSDB) Year 2003 relative value units (RVUs); and
• Discontinue all state unique procedure codes previously used in MAA's Psychologist Billing Instructions.
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:email@example.com.
June 16, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section