WSR 03-22-036

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed October 28, 2003, 3:47 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 03-83 MAA.

Subject: Updates to prescription drug program.

Effective Date: December 1, 2003.

Document Description: Effective for the week of December 1, 2003, and after, the Medical Assistance Administration will implement changes to the prescription drug program such as: Additions to MAA's preferred drug list; additions to MAA's preferred drug list in therapeutic consultation services; additions/modifications to expedited prior authorization; change in limitation of certain drugs; and drug changes to prior authorization. This memo explains the changes.

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.

October 27, 2003

E. A. Myers, Manager

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