WSR 00-04-005

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 20, 2000, 11:02 a.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: 99-61 MAA Numbered Memorandum.

Subject: 99-61 MAA Expedited Prior Authorization Process for DME.

Effective Date: January 1, 2000.

Document Description: Effective for claims with dates of service on or after January 1, 2000, until further notice, an expedited prior authorization (EPA) process has been established for selected durable medical equipment using the specific medical criteria identified within this numbered memorandum.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Ann Myers, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45530, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-1727, e-mail mailto:MYERSEA@dshs.wa.gov.

January 19, 2000

Leslie Saeger

Regulatory Improvement

Project Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office