WSR 05-06-074

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed March 1, 2005, 4:07 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 05-07 MAA.

Subject: Prosthetic and orthotic (P&O) devices: Fee schedule corrections.

Effective Date: January 1, 2005.

Document Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after January 1, 2005, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) is correcting the licensure and prior authorization requirements for certain procedure codes. MAA is also adding a procedure code that was inadvertently deleted from the fee schedule when MAA published Numbered Memorandum 04-102 MAA. The published rates remain the same.

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 2005"), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail salmobl@dshs.wa.gov.

February 22, 2005

Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office