WSR 05-15-076

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed July 14, 2005, 4:18 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title and Subject: 05-44 MAA Family Planning, Family Planning Only, Take Charge - Fee Schedule Changes; 05-55 MAA Orthodontics; 05-57 MAA Oxygen Providers; 05-58 MAA Physical Therapists; 05-60 MAA Planned Home Births, Births in Birthing Centers; 05-63 MAA Private Duty Nursing; 05-64 MAA Psychologists; and 05-65 MAA Speech Pathologists/Audiologists.

Effective Date: July 1, 2005.

Document Description: Effective with dates of service on and after July 1, 2005, HRSA (formerly MAA) updated fee schedules in various provider billing instructions. The update included changes to fees and procedure codes.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Rebecca McAferty, 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) 725-1348 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 mcaferl@dshs.wa.gov.

July 13, 2005

Rebecca McAferty

for Ann Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office