WSR 02-12-042

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 02-20 MAA.

Subject: Clarification of Medical Assistance Administration's (MAA) billing policy regarding podiatric services.

Effective Date: June 1, 2002.

Document Description: The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the MAA's current billing policy regarding podiatric services in the physician-related services billing instructions, dated November 2001.

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