INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Subject: MAA's dental program will begin using CDT-3 procedure codes.
Effective Date: January 1, 2001, dates of service and after.
Document Description: Effective for claims with dates of service on and after January 1, 2001, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will begin using the American Dental Association (ADA) CDT-3 procedure codes in place of the CDT-2 procedure codes.
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: https://wws2.wa.gov/dshs/maa/Download/dmn/memos00.html, phone (360) 725-1345, TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 753-7315, e-mail mailto:MYERSEA@dshs.wa.gov.
October 12, 2000
Leslie Saeger, Manager
Regulatory Improvement Project