WSR 00-04-077

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed February 1, 2000, 2:04 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: 00-01 MAA Numbered Memorandum.

Subject: New claims capture and imaging system (CCIS).

Effective Date: January 1, 2000.

Document Description: The Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) has a new claims scanning/imaging system, known as Scan-Optics ImageEMC++. This system is designed to maximize effective and accurate automatic processing of paper claims and related documents. Providers and billing services can help assure prompt and accurate OCR translation of their claims by following the guidelines listed in this numbered memorandum when preparing their HCFA-1500 claim forms for billing.

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) 586-2337, TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-7315, e-mail mailto:MYERSEA@dshs.wa.gov.

January 28, 2000

Leslie Saeger

Regulatory Improvement

Project Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office