WSR 04-18-003

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 19, 2004, 4:21 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-59 MAA.

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 salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

August 18, 2004

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office