INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Legal Services
Document Title: # Memo 09-57.
Subject: Nondurable MSE: Limitations on diabetic supplies, incontinent supplies, and gloves; discontinued coverage of bathroom equipment, compression garments, and blood pressure monitoring devices.
Effective Date: August 1, 2009.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after August 1, 2009, DSHS will:
|•||Implement new maximum allowable quantities for blood glucose test strips and lancets and add expedited prior authorization (EPA) for pregnant women with gestational diabetes;|
|•||Implement new limitations on incontinent supplies (briefs/pull-ups/liners);|
|•||Implement new limitations on sterile and nonsterile gloves and add EPA for nonsterile gloves for clients residing in an assisted living facility; etc.|