WSR 09-17-016

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 6, 2009, 1:22 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 (HRSA)

Division of Legal Services


Document Title: # Memo 09-56.

Subject: Tribal health program: Increase in IHS/OMB encounter rate and changes to the state match for nonnative chemical dependency services.

Effective Date: August 1, 2009.

Document Description: This memo informs Indian health services (IHS) and tribal 638 health clinic providers of:

An increase in the IHS/OMB encounter rate retroactive to dates of service on and after January 1, 2009; and
Changes to the federal medical assistance percentages (FMAP) rate effective August 1, 2009.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Amber Dassow, HRSA, P.O. Box 45504, Olympia, WA 98504-5504, phone (360) 725-1349, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail dassoal@dshs.wa.gov, web site http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov.

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