WSR 10-20-106

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed October 1, 2010, 11:02 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.

Mecicaid [Medicaid] Purchasing Administration (MPA)

Division of Legal Services



Document Title: # Memo 10-55.

Subject: Tribal health program: Indian health services (IHS)/office of management and budget (OMB) encounter rate increase.

Effective Date: July 30, 2010.

Document Description: This memo informs IHS and Tribal 638 health clinic providers of the following:

An increase in the IHS/OMB encounter rate retroactive to dates of service on and after January 1, 2010;
Changes to the state match for encounter effective August 1, 2010; and
Not to rebill paid claims.

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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