WSR 02-10-016

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed April 22, 2002, 3:29 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-16 MAA.

Subject: Billing for spacers and peak flow meters through point-of-sale (POS).

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

Document Description: Effective for claims with dates of service on or after May 1, 2002, pharmacy providers may bill the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) for selected spacers and peak flow meters through the POS system. This memorandum lists the specific spacers and peak flow meter NDCs that are billable through POS.

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.

April 17, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office