WSR 10-20-048

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 27, 2010, 9:42 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 10-45.

Subject: Physician-related services: Fee schedule and policy updates.

Effective Date: July 1, 2010.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2010, DSHS will implement the updated medicare physician fee schedule data base year 2010 relative value units; the updated year 2010 relative value guide base anesthesia units; the updated medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule; the updated medicare average sales price drug files; consultation services policy (99241-99245 and 99251-99357); changes to vision care services; and the technical changes listed in this numbered memo.

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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