INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Updates to the prescription drug program - addition to preferred drug list, expedited prior authorization list, and drug changes to prior authorization.
Effective Date: October 6, 2003.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after November 1, 2003 (unless otherwise specified within the numbered memo), the following updates will be made to the prescription drug program:
• Additions to MAA's preferred drug list;
• Additions to expedited prior authorization (EPA) codes and criteria; and
• Drug changes to prior authorization.
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 14, 2004
E. A. Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section