INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Indian health services: Encounter rate increase.
Effective Date: July 26, 2004.
Document Description: The purpose of this memorandum is to inform Indian Health Service (IHS) and Tribal Health Clinic providers of an increase in the IHS encounter rate retroactive for claims with dates of service on and after January 1, 2004.
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 email@example.com.
August 18, 2004
Ann Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section