WSR 02-12-041

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed May 29, 2002, 1:17 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-21 MAA.

Subject: Policy clarification of psychiatrists billing certain psychiatric services procedure codes and evaluation and management (E&M) codes.

Effective Date: June 1, 2002.

Document Description: The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the Medical Assistance Administration's policy regarding psychiatrists billing for psychiatric services procedure codes (CPT: 90804-90807, 90810-90813, 90816-90819, 90823-90827, 90845, 90847, 90853-90871 and 90899) and E & M codes.

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.

May 24, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

Rules and Publications Section

Washington State Code Reviser's Office