WSR 10-20-052

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 27, 2010, 9:43 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: Vision care: Fee schedule, general ordering information updates, add EPA number and limit, and add process for unclaimed eyeglasses.

Effective Date: July 1, 2010.

Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2010, DSHS will update the vision care services fee schedule with the medicare physician fee schedule data base year 2010 relative value units; update the general ordering information to order hardware from airway; add an expedited prior authorization (EPA) number for coverage of miraflex frames and update the EPA limit for replacement eyeglasses for adults; and establish provider guidelines for unclaimed eyeglasses.

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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