WSR 02-03-113

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed January 22, 2002, 4:01 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-02 MAA.

Subject: FQHC/RHC enhancement payments or HO, CHIP, and BH+ clients.

Effective Date: Dates of service on and after February 1, 2002.

Document Description: Effective with dates of service on and after February 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration is implementing a new enhancement payment process for Healthy Options (HO), Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Basic Health Plus (BH+) clients who receive services at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and Rural Health Clinics (RHC) that are contracted with Healthy Options managed care plans. This memorandum discusses the specific of the new enhancement payment process.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Kevin Sullivan, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Social and Health Services, Medical Assistance Administration, Division of Program Support, P.O. Box 45533, Olympia, WA 98504-5533, phone (360) 725-1344 or go to website http://maa.dshs.wa.gov (click on Numbered Memorandum link), TDD 1-800-848-5429, fax (360) 586-9727, e-mail mailto:sullikm@dshs.wa.gov.

January 18, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office