The medicaid agency may apply an outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) budget target adjustor to the enhanced ambulatory patient group (EAPG) payment. The agency calculates the OPPS budget target adjustor based on legislative direction to achieve the legislature's targeted expenditure levels for outpatient hospital services. The legislative direction may take the form of express language in the Biennial Appropriations Act or may be reflected in the level of funding appropriated to the agency in the Biennial Appropriations Act.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021
and chapter 74.60
RCW. WSR 14-14-049, § 182-550-7450, filed 6/25/14, effective 7/26/14. WSR 11-14-075, recodified as § 182-550-7450, filed 6/30/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050
, and 2009-11 Omnibus Operating Budget (ESHB 1244). WSR 09-12-062, § 388-550-7450, filed 5/28/09, effective 7/1/09.]