INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Prescription drug program: Prior authorization changes.
Effective Date: July 30, 2004.
Document Description: Effective the week of August 2, 2004, and after, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement the following changes to the prescription drug program:
• Expedited prior authorization changes; and
• Additions to expedited prior authorization codes and criteria.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Rules and Publications Section, DSHS, 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.
August 18, 2004
Ann Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section