INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: Clarification for MAA providers billing for outpatient nutritional counseling.
Effective Date: September 18, 2000.
Document Description: This memo is to clarify that the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) reimburses providers with certified dietitians on staff and certified dietitians in private practice for nutritional counseling services.
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, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-7315, e-mail mailto:MYERSEA@dshs.wa.gov.
September 29, 2000
Leslie Saeger, Manager
Regulatory Improvement Project