INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENTDEPARTMENT OF
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES[
Filed October 7, 2010,
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 10-64.
Subject: Prescription drug program: Generics first for
new starts on atypical antipsychotics.
Effective Date: November 1, 2010.
Document Description: Effective for dates of service on
and after November 1, 2010, unless otherwise noted, DSHS will:
||Require that preferred generic drugs be used as a
client's first course of treatment within atypical
||Add drugs to the expedited authorization list.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, web site http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov.
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