WSR 11-22-066

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed October 31, 2011, 2:51 p.m. ]


Notice of 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 dassoal@hca.wa.gov, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.

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