WSR 11-03-073

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 18, 2011, 10:19 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 11-05.

Subject: Federally qualified health centers.

Effective Date: January 1, 2011.

Document Description: The department is submitting state plan amendment 11-05 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 buija@dshs.wa.gov.

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