WSR 10-20-047

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 27, 2010, 9:41 a.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 (DSHS).


Mecicaid [Medicaid] Purchasing Administration (MPA)

Division of Legal Services



Document Title: # Memo 10-46.

Subject: Planned home births and births in birthing centers: Fee schedule updates.

Effective Date: July 1, 2010.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2010, DSHS will update the planned home births and births in birthing centers fee schedule with the medicare physician fee schedule data base year 2010 relative value units and clinical laboratory fees.

This memo also reminds providers that DSHS does not cover births in birthing centers for women identified with conditions outlined in WAC 388-533-0600(7).

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Amber Dassow, MPA, P.O. Box 45504, 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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