INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Legal Services
Subject: Ambulatory surgery centers (ASC): Medical policy update, implantable device claims procedure update, and billing instructions correction.
Effective Date: April 1, 2010.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after April 1, 2010, DSHS will: Update medical policy for implantable infusion pumps or implantable drug delivery systems (IDDS); establish new billing procedure for implantable device claims; and correct DSHS/HRSA ambulatory surgery centers billing instructions. This memo also reminds providers of the requirement to complete ProviderOne registration.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, web site http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov.