WSR 11-07-059

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed March 21, 2011, 9:04 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 Healthcare Services



Document Title: Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) 11-15.

Subject: Federally qualified health centers.

Effective Date: April 6, 2011.

Document Description: The department is submitting SPA 11-15 to comply with legislation passed during the February 2011 supplemental budget. The legislation directs the department to reduce cost-based encounter payments to federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics by developing a new alternative payment methodology.

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, web site WWW.DSHS.WA.GOV.

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