INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Prescription drug program: PA and limitation updates.
Effective Date: November 28, 2004.
Document Description: Effective the week of November 1, 2004, and after (unless otherwise noted), the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement the following changes to the prescription drug program:
• Additions to the expedited prior authorization (EPA) codes and criteria;
• Addition to the list of limitations on certain drugs; and
• Termination of dual support for point-of-sale.
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 2004"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 8, 2004
Ann Myers, Manager
Rules and Publications Section