WSR 08-18-004

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 21, 2008, 3:08 p.m. ]


Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statement


In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the department of social and health services.


Health and Recovery Services Administration

Division of Legal Services



Document Title: Public Notice.

Subject: Medicaid State Plan Amendment TN #08-017.

Effective Date: October 1, 2008.

Document Description: The health and recovery services administration plans to update the Title XIX Medicaid State Plan via State Plan Amendment TN #08-017. This is to comply with a request from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to amend Attachment 4.19-A, addressing medicaid liability for treatments for which medicare will not pay, including hospital-acquired conditions (HAC), serious reportable events (aka "never events"), and present on admission (POA).

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Ann Myers, Division of Legal Services, P.O. Box 45504, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD/TTY 800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail myersea@dshs.wa.gov, web site weblink http://maa.dshs.wa.gov.

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