WSR 04-23-036

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed November 9, 2004, 3:47 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-77 MAA.

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 salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

November 8, 2004

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office