WSR 00-04-079

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed February 1, 2000, 2:08 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: 00-03 MAA Numbered Memorandum.

Subject: Fee increase for pap smears (hospital OP 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.

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