WSR 10-21-062

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed October 15, 2010, 11:12 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 10-57.

Subject: Chemical dependency: Update to diagnosis criteria.

Effective Date: October 14, 2010.

Document Description: Effective immediately, DSHS has updated:

DSHS's chemical dependency billing instructions client diagnosis treatment criteria according to WAC 388-805-310 (2) and (4)(a); and
Update the definition for opiate substitution treatment.

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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