INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Fee increase for pap smears (RBRVS providers).
Effective Date: January 1, 2000.
Document Description: Effective with dates of service on or after January 1, 2000, the Medical Assistance Administration increased the maximum allowable fees (CPT codes 88147, 88150-88154, 88164-88167 and HCPCS code P3000) for pap smears to match Medicare's maximum allowable. Several page replacement for MAA's Physician-Related Services Billing Instructions (RBRVS) have also been included with this numbered memorandum due to printing errors in 99-64.
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