WSR 00-18-047

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 31, 2000, 4:19 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: 00-58 MAA Numbered Memorandum.

Subject: Change in specifications for disposable incontinent products.

Effective Date: August 22, 2000.

Retroactive to dates of service on or after July 1, 2000, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) has changed the backsheet thickness requirement for disposable diaper/incontinent products to 1.0 ml to be in accordance with industry standards.

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