INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Oxygen and respiratory therapy program billing instructions and fee schedule updates.
Effective Date: April 20, 2004.
Document Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after April 1, 2004, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) has implemented the following changes to MAA's oxygen and respiratory therapy billing instructions: New and deleted HCPCS* codes; changes to limitations; addition and deletion of expedited prior authorization codes; a new sample fax form; and place of service code additions.
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.
April 29 , 2004
Ann Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section