WSR 11-03-070

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 18, 2011, 10:18 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.


Medicaid Purchasing Administration

Division of Rates and Finance



Document Title: Medicaid State Plan Amendment.

Subject: Medicaid state plan amendment (SPA) 11-02.

Effective Date: January 1, 2011.

Document Description: The department intends to submit an amendment to the Title XIX medicaid state plan to comply with the CMS state medicaid director letter (SMDL) #10-026, which provides guidance on implementing Section 6505 Prohibition on Payments to Institutions or Entities Located outside of the United States, of the Affordable Care Act of 2010. States are to submit SPAs to provide a statement of compliance with this prohibition on payments to any financial institution or entity located outside of the United States for any items or services provided under the state plan.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Carolyn Adams, Office of Hospital Rates, P.O. Box 45510, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1854, TDD/TTY 800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-9152, e-mail adamscr@dshs.wa.gov.

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