INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Update for psychological testing certification requirements.
Effective Date: January 1, 2004.
Document Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after July 1, 2003, MAA no longer requires providers who bill for neuropsychological testing to be board-certified; however, providers must be able to furnish credentials that demonstrate their expertise to MAA upon request.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Rules and Publications Section, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Policy and Analysis, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1349 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov/download/publicationsfees.htm (click on "Numbered Memos," "Year 2003"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 31, 2003
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section