INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
Title or Subject: 11-58 Physician-Related Services/Healthcare Professional Services: Coverage Table Updates, and Policy Changes.
Effective Date: October 1, 2011.
Description: Retroactive to dates of service on and after October 1, 2011, the medicaid program of the health care authority (the agency) has:
• Made coverage changes in the Physician-Related Services/Healthcare Professional Services Billing Instructions; and
• Updated the Physician-Related Services Fee Schedule.
Later this year, the agency will implement an on-line authorization process for selected surgeries.
For additional information, contact Amber Dassow, Health Care Authority, P.O. Box 45504, phone (360) 725-1349, TDD/TTY 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.