WSR 05-01-062

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed December 8, 2004, 4:14 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 04-84 MAA.

Subject: Prescription drug program: Washington preferred drug list and expedited prior authorization changes.

Effective Date: January 1, 2005.

Document Description: Effective for claims with dates of service on and after January 1, 2005, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement changes to the Washington preferred drug list.

Effective the week of January 3, 2005, and after, MAA will implement the following changes to the prescription drug program:

Changes to expedited prior authorization criteria.
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.

December 3, 2004

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office