WSR 05-06-075

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed March 1, 2005, 4:08 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 05-06 MAA.

Subject: Wheelchairs and durable medical equipment (DME), and supplies: 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 two misplaced procedure codes and deleting certain discontinued procedure codes published in Numbered Memo 04-97 MAA for wheelchairs, durable medical equipment, and supplies. The published rates for these procedure codes 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