INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
Legal and Administrative Services
Subject: Ambulatory surgery center medicaid provider guide.
Effective for dates of service on and after April 1, 2013, the medicaid agency (HCA) has:
Updated the outpatient prospective payment system and outpatient hospital fee schedule with added codes and coverage changes. Updated changes in prior authorization requirements for certain current procedural terminology (CPT¦) codes. Updated sleep study centers policies, medical policies related to several technologies, and procedures for the denial of certain RSN laboratory services, as identified in the provider notice.
For additional information, contact Amber Lougheed, 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/.