WSR 12-15-064

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY


[ Filed July 17, 2012, 4:32 p.m. ]


Notice


In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the health care authority (HCA).

HCA

Legal and Administrative Services



Document Title: Provider Notice #12-56.

Subject: Drug polypharmacy.

Effective Date: August 15, 2012.

Effective for dates of service on and after August 15, 2012, the medicaid program of the HCA will implement a drug initiative to reduce polypharmacy of mental health drugs prescribed for children seventeen years of age and younger.

For additional information, contact Amber Dassow, HCA, 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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