WSR 02-07-042

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed March 13, 2002, 4:17 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-07 MAA.

Subject: Change in reimbursement for schedule II drugs.

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

Document Description: Effective with dates of services on or after April 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will reimburse pharmacy providers for Schedule II drugs at 89% of average wholesale price (AWP), plus the appropriate dispensing fee. Replacement pages J.1 and J.2 for MAA's Prescription Drug Program Billing Instructions included with memo.

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.

March 5, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office