WSR 02-14-030

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed June 24, 2002, 3:18 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

     Document Title: Numbered Memorandum 02-40 MAA.

     Subject: Vendor rate increase for neurodevelopmental centers.

     Effective Date: July 1, 2002.

     Document Description: Effective for dates of service on and after July 1, 2002, the Medical Assistance Administration (MAA) will implement:

• The updated Medicare physician fee schedule data base (MPFSDB) year 2002 relative value units (RVUs);
• Additions to the year 2002 current procedural terminology (CPT™) codes;
• Technical changes; and
• A legislatively appropriated 1.5% vendor rate increase.
     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.

June 20, 2002

E. A. Myers, Manager

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