WSR 05-15-007

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed July 6, 2005, 2:23 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 05-40 MAA.

Subject: Dental and orthodontic -- Fee schedule changes.

Effective Date: July 1, 2005.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2005, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement:

The updated Medicare physician fee schedule data base (MPFSDB) year 2005 relative value units (RVUs);
A one (1.0) percent vendor rate increase for children's program only.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Barbara Salmon, Office of Rules and Publications, 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 web site 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.

July 5, 2005

Barbara Salmon

for Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office