PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Medical Assistance Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 388-502-0150 Time limits for providers to bill MAA.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To make rule consistent with federal code. MAA will propose extending the time limit - from six months to twelve months - for a provider to submit a Medicaid claim to MAA after Medicare has processed the claim.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department invites the interested public to review and provide input on the draft language of this rule. Draft material and information about how to participate may be obtained from the department representative listed below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Diana McMaster, Program Manager, P.O. Box 45534, Olympia, WA 98504-5534, phone (360) 725-1325, fax (360) 664-0910, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail email@example.com.
November 15, 2004
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit