INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
Legal and Administrative Services
Document Title: Provider Notice #12-60.
Subject: Hospice Medicaid Provider Guide.
Effective Date: August 1, 2012.
Effective for dates of service on and after August 1, 2012, the medicaid program of the HCA published a revised Hospice Services Medicaid Provider Guide.
Specific changes to the guide included: Adding payment information about swing beds. Updating information on client participation. Adding that private duty nursing is not covered except under exception to rule. Adding a reminder that all claims must have an attending provider included on the UB-04 claim.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, web site http://www.hca.wa.gov/.