INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Outpatient hospitals updates: Year 2004 CPT and HCPCS* updates, fee schedule additions, and revenue code grid corrections.
Effective Date: January 1, 2004.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after January 1, 2004, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will begin using the Year 2004 CPT™ and HCPCS Level II code updates as discussed in this memorandum. Maximum allowable fees for the Year 2004 new codes are added to the fee schedule. In addition, this memorandum serves to notify providers of corrections to the revenue code grid in accordance with WAC 388-550-6000.
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 email@example.com.
January 2, 2004
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section