WSR 00-18-045

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 31, 2000, 4:17 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: 00-42 MAA Numbered Memorandum.

Subject: Update to the billing procedures for the long term acute care (LTAC) program.

Effective Date: August 15, 2000.

Retroactive to dates of service on and after October 1, 1998, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) is paying for ancillary services not included in the per diem rate. This numbered memorandum contains the revenue codes providers need to use when billing for these ancillary services.
Retroactive to dates of service on and after April 1, 2000, MAA updated the billing procedures for the LTAC program. This numbered memorandum explains the updates.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Ann Myers, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, DSHS, 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) 753-7315, e-mail mailto:MYERSEA@dshs.wa.gov.

August 28, 2000

Leslie Saeger, Manager

Regulatory Improvement Project

Washington State Code Reviser's Office