INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Rates and Finance
Subject: Rural health centers.
Effective Date: January 1, 2011.
Document Description: The department is submitting state plan amendment 11-06 to comply with legislation passed during the December 11, 2010, special session. The legislation directs the department to "reduce cost-based encounter payments to federally-qualified and rural health centers (FQHCs and RHCs) by reinstituting the federal prospective payment system that was replaced by an alternate payment methodology in 2009."
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Jean Bui, Office of Professional Rates, P.O. Box 45510, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1973, TDD/TTY 800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-7498, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.