WSR 00-19-031

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 11, 2000, 3:54 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Billing Instructions.

Subject: Vision care services.

Effective Date: September 2000.

Document Description: This manual describes DSHS guidelines for vision care services delivered to medical assistance clients. Included in this document are the following sections: Provider Responsibility/Eligibility, Client Eligibility, Eye Care Services, Eyeglasses, Eyeglass Lenses, Contact Lenses, Ocular Prosthetics, Cataract Surgery, Authorization, Where and How Do I Order, Fee Schedule, General Billing Information, and Claim Form Instructions and Samples.

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, or download from Internet at http://maa.dshs.wa.gov/Download/downloadbilling.html, TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-7315, e-mail mailto:MYERSEA@dshs.wa.gov.

September 8, 2000

Leslie Saeger, Manager

Regulatory Improvement Project

Washington State Code Reviser's Office